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“Beautiful area.”

Hampton National Historic Site
Ranked #1 of 16 things to do in Towson
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The Hampton Historic Site offers a glimpse into Colonial and early American lifestyles.
Reviewed January 15, 2013

Loved the area and beautiful grounds and buildings. I went to a wedding there that was absolutely beautiful.

Thank Wanda L
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Reviewed January 11, 2013

This is a hidden gem.you access the park through a suburban development.It is almost a shock to come out of the development into this vista of history.This park traces the history of basically one family.The original house the family started with is there.Eventually they were wealthy enough to build the incredible mansion.There are a number of out buildings including a buttery(yeh a buttery)and a very deep ice house.I really enjoy the back of the mansion with the ancient trees and the gardens.This is a great local trip and a wonderful side trip if you are in the area on vacation.

Thank Surrfred
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Reviewed November 8, 2012

My friends and I used to go their often. When they closed the small lunch room, it just lost something. We would go for lunch, shop at the giftshop and take the tour. They needed to listen to the women who were regulars.

Thank Mary B
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

This is a wonderful historic site in my backyard and is so underutilized by the citixens of Baltimore County. The visit is wonderful and the house and grounds are fabulous. Where can you see an integral portion of 18th century life in America without having to pay the Williamsburg prices?

Thank teritique
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Reviewed October 15, 2012

We have lived within 30 minutes of Hampton for 30 years and only visited for the first time last week. What a gem! We should have gone before, and we'll definitely go back. We started with a walk in the gardens and then ate a picnic lunch on a bench overlooking the parterre. On a sunny October day it couldn't have been nicer. With 20 minutes left before the tour, we strolled to the family cemetery, which is the final resting place for generations of owners of this property. In many ways, this was a good preview for the tour, as it gave us the dates and names of the owners of the property. On entering the house, we were a bit surprised to find several people on our tour, as the parking lot was nearly deserted. But a tour bus had pulled up with a group of conventioneers, and we joined them. The house is well displayed, with much original architecture, and you get a solid understanding of the family's history and how it is intertwined with the State of Maryland since the birth of the Republic. The tour guide had good stories to tell, but had some of his facts wrong, but all in all, we enjoyed it. The art is excellent, and the architecture superb. We'll be back again soon, likely for the holidays. Well worth a visit.

Thank EC13091
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