Holidays at Hampton...A Yuletide Celebration
Tour the mansion by candle light! Hampton will be open Friday, December 13th and Saturday, December 14th evening from 6 pm - 8:30 pm. Bring the family and tour the mansion without a guide. Click the "Schedule of Events" for special holiday programs.
NEW GUIDED TOUR HOURS
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, tours of the mansion and farm site's buildings are offered on FRIDAY, SATURDAY and SUNDAY ONLY from 10 am to 4 pm. Buildings are closed to the public Monday through Thursday. Grounds are open daily from 8:30 am to 5 pm.
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 »
Yuletide at Hampton
Contact: Kirby Shedlowski, 410-823-1309, x251
Saturday, December 12, 2009; 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
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. With tours of the mansion, activities for children, family friendly programs, and holiday music this will be a memorable weekend. On Friday, December 11, and Saturday, December 12, the mansion will be open after hours from 6:00 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. for a holiday open house and see the mansion and all its holiday splendor in the evening light.
For more information or a more detailed schedule, call the park at 410.823.1309 x 251.
Did You Know?
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.