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    National Historic Site Maryland

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Hampton Mansion Closed

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Date: December 4, 2009
Contact: Kirby Shedlowski, 410-823-1309, x251

Monday, December 7, 2009

All Day

The mansion will be closed on Monday, December 7, due to holiday preparation. 

The Lower House will be open with hourly tours (20 min) of the Slaves' and Tenant Farmers' Quarters at: 10,11,1,2,3,4

Special tours of the Grounds and Gardens at: 11, 1 and 3! December 7th only! * Enjoy a brisk, refreshing walking tour of the grounds and gardens. Grounds tours take an hour and a half. Join the Park Ranger and tour the Slave Quarters, Tenant Farmers' Quarters, Dairy, Stables, family Cemetery, and elaborate formal gardens!

Did You Know?

A Youngster with a Hoop

There were as many as fourteen children in one generation of the Ridgelys. They rode a sled between the terraced gardens, kept squirrels as pets, and even threw snowballs in the Great Hall.