• Horse and Carriage in front of Hampton NHS

    Hampton

    National Historic Site Maryland

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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 »

Event Details

  • Multiple Days: 06/08/2014, 07/06/2014, 08/17/2014

    Location: Hampton Mansion | Map Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM Fee Information: free

Experience the "peculiar institution" that fueled United States' economic engine and made vast plantations, such as Hampton possible, through an enslaved woman's eyes. Dressed in period attire, Park Ranger, Angela Roberts will take you on a 90 minute journey through the Hampton mansion, ice house, and octagon house foundation. She will tell the history of those who toiled to make the Ridgelys' lavish lifestyle possible.