Blog Category: Restoration

Preservation How-To: Plastering the HHH Kitchen

Apr 15, 2023

This spring the plaster walls and ceiling of the kitchen at Hammond-Harwood House were repaired. Over time, the plaster in some sections of the walls showed cracks, flaking, bubbling, and general deterioration. […]

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The Annapolis Sofa Project- Chapter One

Feb 19, 2021

Background In late December of 2020, the museum was delighted to welcome an Annapolis sofa in the permanent collection of the Hammond-Harwood House. Although the collection already has a few […]

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Paint Analysis

Sep 4, 2019

Unquestionably the quickest way to freshen the look of a house or room is to paint it. For a historic structure like the Hammond-Harwood House, how it was first painted […]

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Friday Photo: A New Concealment Shoe

Jul 22, 2011

This is the inside of the cornice on the Hammond-Harwood House roof: Since we removed the original concealment shoe we found up there during our roof restoration, we needed a […]

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What We Found…

Apr 12, 2011

Hammond-Harwood House is currently in the midst of Phase II of a four-phase roof restoration process. The roof structure on the southwest wing is being reinforced and the slate will […]

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