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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Colonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1774.
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. Chase-Lloyd House (within shouting distance of this marker); History of Our Maryland Flag (within shouting distance of this marker); "Ogham" writing (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different "Ogham" writing (about 400 feet away); St. John's College (about 400 feet away); For Civilization Liberty Country (about 500 feet away); Admiral Terry House (about 500 feet away); Dedicated to you, a free citizen in a free land (about 500 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. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 124 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 9, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.