Blog Category: History

Friday Photo: Lunchtime!

May 27, 2011

My lunch is in the microwave, and I think it would be nice if I could eat it off the plate below. It’s a limited edition plate produced as part […]

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Mini Hammond-Harwood House

May 25, 2011

Narcissa Niblack was born in Indiana in 1882. As a young woman, she traveled extensively with her family in both the U.S. and Europe, collecting pieces of miniature furniture as […]

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Friday Photo: A New Woman & An Old House

May 19, 2011

Friday is coming early this week! Photographer Frances Benjamin Johnston (1864-1952) is perhaps best known for this image: An untitled self-portrait, it is usually referred to as a portrait of Johnston […]

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Friday Photo: Find Your Own!

May 13, 2011

This intrepid blogger is feeling a bit under the weather this week, so I decided to make this edition of Friday Photo a Do-it-Yourself version. This week, Yale University announced […]

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Friday Photo: Feeling Blue

Apr 29, 2011

Today’s photo is one I stumbled upon on the Internet. I wanted to see what photographs of the House were out there, so I went to Flickr and put in […]

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Hammond-Harwood Myths

Apr 21, 2011

One of the stories surrounding the building of the Hammond-Harwood House in 1774 suggests that its original owner, Matthias Hammond, wanted such a large house because he was engaged to […]

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Do You Have What It Takes?

Apr 15, 2011

Calling all charismatic, historically inclined people looking for something to do with their free time! Hammond-Harwood House will be holding training for new docents soon. The House is open six […]

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