William buckland the indentured servant turned famed architect also responsible for george mason. Learn more on their website.
Built in 1774 this national historic landmark presents a window into the lives of the people who built the house lived in it and ensured that it would be enjoyed by future.
Hammond harwood house. Hammond harwood house annapolis md. The hammond harwood house is a historic house museum at 19 maryland avenue in annapolis maryland usa built in 1774 is one of the premier colonial houses remaining in america from the british colonial period 1607 1776. World heritage encyclopedia the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available and the.
The hammond harwood house the self proclaimed jewel of annapolis is in all seriousness a gem. With its carved doorway entrance formal rooms and elegant scale the building blends the artistry of the finest anglo palladian architecture with american sensibility. The hammond harwood house is a museum of 18th century architecture and art and a testament to the importance of preservation to the residents of annapolis and america.
The writer is the current president of the four rivers garden club. The hammond harwood house a national historic landmark was built in 1774 it was the final work of architect william buckland. The hammond harwood house is an easy walk from the harbor and there are several other historic sights nearby.
The hammond harwood house hosts many other tours throughout the season for adults as well as educational programs and field trips designed for school children. Photos courtesy of hammond harwood house and ann powell. There is a 50 minute tour that is led by a docent and is an excellent introduction to the house and to colonial and revolutionary life in.
1 667 likes 140 talking about this 683 were here. Hammond harwood house. It is the only existing work of colonial academic architecture that was principally designed from a plate in andrea palladio s i quattro libri dell architettura the.
Highly recommend that you visit the hammond harwood house when visiting annapolis. The hammond harwood house is one of the few houses in annapolis that is original not restored something i did not know until i visited.