• Horse and Carriage in front of Hampton NHS

    Hampton

    National Historic Site Maryland

Maryland 150th Emancipation Day Commemoration

In Maryland on November 1, 1864, enslaved African Americans were declared now and forever more free. Join us on Saturday, November 1, 2014 to celebrate and commemorate the 150th anniversary of the emancipation of enslaved African Americans in Maryland.

Did You Know?

Helen Stewart Ridgely

The fifth mistress, Helen Stewart Ridgely, visited the White House frequently because she was a school friend of President Theodore Roosevelt’s wife, Edith.