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Come Home for the Holidays

A Holiday Scene

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News Release Date: October 29, 2009
Contact: Kirby Shedlowski, 410-823-1309, x251

Take a journey back in time this holiday season.
Tuesday December 15, 2009, 9:30am-4:30pm

Get into the old-fashioned holiday spirit and visit four of Baltimore’s premiere historic house museums decorated in their holiday finest. Get a glimpse of how four of early Maryland’s most prominent families celebrated this special time of year. Tour Mount Clare Museum House (1760), Hampton Mansion (1790), Homewood Museum (1801) and Evergreen Museum & Library (1858) decorated in period style. Museum Gift Shops are stocked with unique holiday gifts. The tour will include bus transportation and lunch at the Mount Clare Stable.

Itinerary: Please arrive at 9:15. 9:30am Tour Hampton Mansion. Board Bus. 11:00am Tour Mount Clare. 12noon Lunch Mount Clare Stable. 1:30pm Tour Homewood House. 3:00pm Tour Evergreen. 4:30pm Arrive Hampton Mansion Parking area (free parking!) Cost: $55.00 per person includes Lunch and Bus Transportation. $50.00 for members of participating institutions or GBHA. Space is limited. First come, first served.

Questions??? 410-516-5589 or Abby Burch homewoodmuseum@jhu.edu or aburch1@jhu.edu

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Did You Know?

Charles Carnan Ridgely

The second master, Charles Carnan Ridgely, was the governor of Maryland three times: in 1815, 1816, and 1817.