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 »
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?
The Ridgelys owned as many as 350 slaves at Hampton who worked in the ironworks, the fields, and the mansion. Some slaves stayed at Hampton even after the Civil War but many ran away.