• 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?

Cedar-of-Lebanon Tree

The impressive Cedar-of-Lebanon that in the center of the south lawn was, according to family legend, brought back from Europe in a shoe box.