Who Lived Here?

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    1774 - 1786

    Matthias Hammond
    Owned the property, commissioned the house to be built.
    Never lived in the house.

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    1786 - 1810

    John Hammond, Philip Hammond
    Nephews of Matthias Hammond, owned the property.
    Never lived in the house.

  • Niniam Pinkey

    1806 - 1811

    Ninian Pinkey
    First rented, then purchased the house

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    1810

    Three Enslaved Individuals
    Unnamed, owned by Ninian Pinckney

  • Jeremiah Townley Chase

    1811

    Jeremiah Townley Chase
    Purchased the house for his daughter, Frances, and her husband Richard Loockerman

  • Frances Chase Loockerman

    1811 - 1924

    Frances and Richard Loockerman and their 10 children
    Hester Loockerman Harwood and William Harwood and their four children
    Hester Ann and Lucy Harwood

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    1820

    Five Enslaved Individuals
    Unnamed, owned by the Loockermans
    One boy under 14, two girls under 1, one woman 14 - 25, one woman 26 - 44

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    1821 - 1828

    Enslaved Woman, Juliet
    Enslaved women Mary & Matilda Matthews

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    1821 - 1828

    One to Four Enslaved Individuals
    Unnamed, owned by the Loockermans

  • Hester Harwood

    1900 - 1924

    Lucy M. Harwood & Hester Ann Harwood (granddaughters of Frances and Richard Loockerman)
    RENTED: Main block to Admiral Perry Garst 1906 - 1912
    RENTED: South wing to Lieutenant Guy Davis 1910 - 1911
    RENTED: North wing to Philip Miller 1910

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    1925

    House & Contents Sold at Auction

  • St. John's College

    1926 - 1940

    St. John's College
    Used as a decorative arts museum

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    1940 - Present

    Hammond-Harwood House Association
    Operated as a historic site and museum of fine and decorative arts

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