Hampton National Historic Site

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National Parks
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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Hampton National Historic Site:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
..... Click the link for more information.
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Hampton National Historic Site

Address:535 Hampton Ln
Towson, MD 21286

Phone:410-823-1309
Fax:410-823-8394
Web: www.nps.gov/hamp/
Size: 62 acres.
Established: Designated on June 22, 1948.
Location:North of Baltimore, Maryland. From I-695 take Exit 27B north (Dulaney Valley Road) and then a right on Hampton Lane. From downtown Baltimore take I-83 (Jones Fall Expwy.) to I-695 east toward Towson to Exit 27B.
Facilities:Restaurant/snacks, visitor center (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail.
Activities:Guided and self-guided tours.
Special Features:This is a fine example of the lavish Georgian mansions built in America during the latter part of the 18th century. When it was completed in 1790, Hampton was the largest house in the United States. Site includes mansion, gardens and grounds, and original stone slave quarters.

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