The Gardens at Hampton
The Hampton gardens are in bloom. Come see and stroll through the historic gardens from 8:30 am to 5 pm daily.
New Tour Hours
Beginning on Thursday, March 13, 2014, Hampton's mansion and farm buildings will be open for tours from 10 am - 4 pm, Thursday - Sunday.
Vistior Contact Station Update-Construction Advisory
Phase III will continue as designed and this is the longest phase of the project. The Entrance Road and Parking Area will be defined. PARKING IS VERY LIMITED AND BUSES ARE PROHIBITED FROM THE MANSION'S PARKING LOT AND PARKING ANYWHERE ON THE SITE. More »
Significant Ridgely Collections at other Maryland repositories
Maryland Historical Society (MDHS)
For information on how to access collections at the Maryland Historical Society's H. Furlong Baldwin Library, click here.
Maryland State Archives (MSA)
Click here to go directly to the MSA Special Collections page.
Notes: The Maryland State Archives also holds many Government Records related to the Ridgely family and Hampton which have not been fully analyzed.
See also “Beneath the Underground, Flight to Freedom – Ridgely Compound of Hampton”.
Visit Getting Started at the Archives to learn more about doing research at the Maryland State Archives.
Did You Know?
Nancy Davis was a former African American slave who remained with the Ridgely Family as a nanny after the Civil War. When she passed away, she was one of only two non-family members buried in the family cemetery.