• Horse and Carriage in front of Hampton NHS

    Hampton

    National Historic Site Maryland

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  • 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 »

What is blooming at Hampton

January

  • Snowdrops
  • Oregon Grapeholly

February

  • Snowdrops
  • Oregon Grapeholly

March

  • Winter Aconites
  • Daffodils
  • Flowering Quince
  • Spicebush
  • Periwinkle
  • Purple-leaf Filbert

April

  • Saucer Magnolia
  • Flowering Crabapple
  • Spring Bulbs
  • Yellow, White, and Confederate Violets
  • Flowering Quince
  • Periwinkle
  • Little-leaf Lilac Tree
  • Peonies
  • Hardy Orange

May

  • Late spring bulbs
  • Roses
  • Summer-flowering Annuals
  • Southern Magnolia
  • Horse Chestnut
  • Buckeye
  • Common Lilac
  • Empress Tree
  • Herbaciaous Peonies
  • Chinese Wisteria
  • Fringetree
  • Stewartia

June

  • Southern Magnolia
  • Sweetbay Magnolia
  • Roses
  • Summer-flowering Annuals
  • Herbaceous Peonies

July

  • Southern Magnolia
  • Roses
  • Summer-flowering Annuals
  • Bottle-brush Buckeye

August

  • Roses
  • Summer-flowering Annuals
  • Sourwood
  • Porcelain Berry

September

  • Roses
  • Summer-flowering Annuals

October

  • Fall Foliage
  • Fruit displays on Hardy Orange Poncrius

November

  • Fall Folliage

December

  • Evergreens
  • Winter forms of deciduous material

Did You Know?

The Hampton Cemetery and Mausoleum

No one knows where the first master and his wife are buried. Some believe their graves lie below the mausoleum, which holds over thirty bodies.