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Chocolate, History, and Fun, All in One Day

Nov 14, 2019

Unwrapping Chocolate’s Secrets at the Hammond-Harwood House Everything in Annapolis has a history, and chocolate is no exception. On Sunday, December 8th, 2019 Annapolis is celebrating the history and pleasure of chocolate at the annual Chocolate Binge Festival on West Street. Stroll over to the historic Hammond-Harwood House on the morning of the festival to learn […]

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Opening Day of Our 2019 Exhibit

Apr 15, 2019

2019 Exhibit A Perfect Profile: Miniature Portraits, Silhouettes, and Landscapes of Early Annapolis

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Secret Gardens

May 31, 2013

It’s that time of year again! This weekend is our annual Secret Garden Tour from noon to 5pm Saturday and Sunday. Attendees will be able to tour 13 beautifully landscaped gardens within the heart of Annapolis’ historic downtown that are otherwise closed to the public. The tour this year features such historic gems as the […]

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Party Like Pride & Prejudice

May 10, 2013

Tomorrow we are having a Pride and Prejudice-themed tea at Hammond-Harwood House, so my brain has been all Austen, all the time. And I’m not the only one; since this year is the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s best-known work, people all over the world are celebrating. The most impressive commemoration was put together by […]

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A New Look

Apr 5, 2013

By Tara Owens The Hammond-Harwood House opens for the season this Saturday, April 6 at 12pm.  In preparation for opening day, my fellow intern Brianna Arnold and I rotated the objects in the exhibit gallery.  The overall goal of this redesign was to provide a better introduction to the House for visitors and give them a […]

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Party Time!

Aug 10, 2012

On September 22, the Hammond-Harwood House Association is hosting our annual Garden Party at Daffin House in Hillsboro, Maryland. Daffin House has long been one of the great houses of Caroline County. It is thought that the earliest part of the house, the one and a half story northern section, was built in the 1760’s […]

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A Secret Garden in the News

Jun 1, 2012

The Annapolis Capital featured the home of John and Louise Hammond as their Home of the Week! The Hammonds’ lovely garden will be part of this weekend’s Secret Garden Tour (Saturday  & Sunday, noon-5pm, are you tired of me telling you about it yet?). Check out the article to see more pictures of their colorful home […]

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Friday Photo: Delicious Weather

Apr 27, 2012

I hope you’re outside enjoying the sunshine today! Unfortunately the forecast says it’s going to be short-lived. But if you find yourself yearning for sunshine and flowers while sitting inside staring at the rain this weekend, you can purchase your ticket for the Hammond-Harwood House’s Secret Garden Tour on June 2 and 3. It will take […]

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Friday Photo: A Smoking Party

Mar 30, 2012

We have a new event this spring! On May 12th, we will be pairing fine rums and cigars in celebration of the historic rum trade. As the print above from the Lewis Walpole Library shows, gentlemen enjoyed puffing and quaffing in social situations in the 19th century. Of course, we will be outside instead of […]

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