Maryland Hampton National Historic Site map and highlights

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Maryland Hampton National Historic Site map and highlights

Map of Hampton National Historical Site
Hampton National Historical Site in central Maryland. Basic information for visitors to  the Hampton National Historic Site In central Maryland, in Towson.    
Hampton National Historic Site In central Maryland, in Towson.    
Hampton preserves and interprets what once was a vast  agricultural and commercial estate owned by one family for more than 150  years, and which was supported by a large workforce (including  indentured servants and slaves). The mansion was the centerpiece of the  formerly 24,000-acre property, which also had an iron foundry, farm,  formal grounds, and gardens. Today, some 20 buildings and 40,000  artifacts survive, including the mansion, slave quarters, family  cemetery, farm, and outbuildings. The site was designated in 1948.    
WHAT TO SEE & DO    
Touring the mansion, outbuildings, grounds, and formal gardens.  Facilities: Visitor center, guided and self-guided tours. Book-and-gift  shop. Programs & Events: Guided mansion tours (daily 9-4, on the  hour). Guided grounds tours (Memorial Day-Labor Day). History lectures  and discussions (monthly). Tips & Hints: Mansion is not  air-conditioned. Busiest Apr. and May, least crowded Jan. and Feb.    
FEES & HOURS    
Free. Park and visitor center open daily 9-5. Gift shop open Mar.-early Jan.    
HOW TO GET THERE    
Near the Baltimore Beltway (1-695) via Exit 27B. Closest airport: Baltimore (40 mi from estate).    
CONTACTS    
Hampton National Historic Site (535 Hampton La., Towson, MD  21286, tel. 410/823-1309, fax 410/823—8394,). Baltimore County  Conference and Visitors Bureau (825 Dulaney Valley Rd., Towson Town  Center, Towson, MD 21204, tel. 800/570-2836 or 410/296-4886,).   
Hampton National Historic Site In central Maryland.  Basic  information for visitors to the Hampton National Historic Site in  central Maryland, in Towson
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