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    Hampton

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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 »

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August 09, 2011
Riots, Revolution, Ridgelys, and the Rest of the Story
Manly Arts Day returns with a new twist to Hampton National Historic Site! September 18th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

June 10, 2011
A HOUSE DIVIDED THE CIVIL WAR AT HAMPTON
Civil War exhibit at Hampton opens on July 10.

May 31, 2011
New Park Superintendent Announced
Tina Orcutt named superintendent of Fort McHenry NM&HS and Hampton NHS

May 12, 2011
Historic Garden Addition
Reproduction Tatham Tazza Urn placed in historic gardens at Hampton.

January 21, 2010
Winter Hours Begin at Hampton
Winter hours begin at Hampton on January 12. Join us for the special Second Sunday events each month! A brief listing is included.

December 04, 2009
Hampton Mansion Closed
The Hampton Mansion will be closed on Monday, December 7, due to holiday preparation.

November 25, 2009
Choregraphie Antique
Choregraphie Antique, the dance history ensemble of Goucher College makes history come alive by performing ballroom dances of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and early twentieth century.

October 30, 2009
Songs From the Fields - Slave and Spiritual Songs
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October 30, 2009
Yuletide at Hampton
Join us for a Yuletide celebration at Hampton National Historic Site. Come see the period holiday decorations in each room and imagine the Yuletide parties for which Hampton was known.

October 29, 2009
Come Home for the Holidays
Get into the old-fashioned holiday spirit and visit four of Baltimore’s premiere historic house museums decorated in their holiday finest.

September 23, 2009
Harvest Day and Hampton Hallows
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. Then, stick around for an evening full of seasonally inspired tales.

September 02, 2009
National Public Lands Day
Come to Hampton on Saturday, September 26 from 9:00 a.m. and Noon. We will be planting trees, removing Gimson Weed an invasive plant species, and performing woods maintenance.

August 19, 2009
Manly Arts Day at Hampton
Come to Hampton National Historic Site on September 20th from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. for a special afternoon of “manly” sport!

July 13, 2009
Pony Party
Skip the traditional August Pool Party and come to Hampton for a Pony Party!

March 16, 2009
Amazing Architecture
Join author and educator Ann Milkovich McKee for this one-hour introduction to architecture.

March 16, 2009
Musical Moments with Musica Antiqua
Musica Antiqua will honor the 350th Anniversary of the founding of Baltimore County in an hour long performance in the Hampton Orangery.

March 05, 2009
From Black and White to Full Color
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January 06, 2009
Forensics and Historic Furnishings
Look at the detective work employed in uncovering the past at Hampton.

January 05, 2009
Inspirational Stories from the Past
Celebrate Black History Month!

December 24, 2008
New Year Traditions
Celebrate the New Year at Hampton!

Did You Know?

Entry to the Icehouse

The Ridgelys were one of the first families in Maryland to have ice year-round for cold drinks and ice cream. Some historic ice cream flavors of the period include vanilla ice cream, asparagus ice cream, and garlic ice cream.