Front View of Hays-Heighe House


1808: Archer and Hanna Hays build the 2-story stone farmhouse.

1828: Property becomes known as Prospect Hill Farm.

1840s: East wing addition built.

1921: Property acquired by Robert and Anne Heighe.

1964: Farm becomes campus of Harford Junior College, where the House is used as an administration building.

1972: House is named to the National Register of Historic Places.

2002: Administration offices move from the House, where AMC Decorator Showcase is held.

2006: Community & Campus Steering Committee determines future use.

2007: First of three renovation phases begins.

2009: Community focus group meetings held.

2010: June ribbon cutting ceremony, September exhibit opening.

2011: Open for community use and special events.