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Yuletide at Hampton

A Yuletide Scene

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News Release Date: October 30, 2009
Contact: Kirby Shedlowski, 410-823-1309, x251

Saturday, December 12, 2009; 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 13, 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?

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.