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 »
Harvest Day and Hampton Hallows
Contact: Kirby Shedlowski, 410-823-1309, x251
October 18, 2009
Help the park staff shuck and grind the corn, try your hand at making butter, watch the blacksmith make tools that would have been used on the farm. Join the annual husking party and learn about its importance to African-American folk culture at 2:00 p.m.! An afternoon full of hands-on opportunities will be sure to keep you busy and help you imagine the many harvests that happened at Hampton.
Did You Know?
The dairy business at Hampton once produced over 1,000 pounds of butter every year. The milk that the Ridgelys produced was mostly mixed into the slops for the pigs instead of being sold.