Annapolis in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Hammond-Harwood House Museum
The Jewel of Annapolis
Tours start at the top of the hour from noon until 4:00 (summer) or 3:00 (winter).
Built in 1774 by renowned architect William Buckland for tobacco planter and patriot Matthias Hammond, the house is one of the finest examples of Anglo-Palladian architecture in the country. It is also home to one of the nation's premier decorative and fine arts collections.
Location. 38° 58.843′ N, 76° 29.34′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Maryland Avenue just south of Cumberland Court, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis MD 21401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hammond-Harwood House · 1774 (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported permanently removed. ); Chase-Lloyd House (within shouting distance of this marker); History of Our Maryland Flag (within shouting distance of this marker); This is an example of "Ogham" writing. (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); For Civilization Liberty Country St. John's College (about 500 feet away); Dedicated to you, a free citizen in a free land (about 500 feet away); Liberty Tree (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Annapolis.
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 37 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 9, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.