Masters of Foxhounds article on MHHNA Induction Ceremony

Museum of Hounds and Hunting plaque

The Museum of Hounds and Hunting in the Westmoreland Davis mansion at Morven Park in Leesburg, Virginia, houses important and valuable artifacts of mounted hunting with hounds. Founded in 1985, the museum provides preservation and display of the sport’s rich history, develops educational exhibits, and promotes public understanding of mounted hunting with hounds and land […]

Message From the Chairman

Mansion fall 2021 photo

The Museum of Hounds & Hunting North America has exciting news! We’ve redesigned the museum website, a venture made possible by a continuing generous contribution of the Flowers Family Foundation. Mark your calendars for the upcoming Huntsmen’s Room induction ceremony from 4 to 5 p.m. on May 28, at Morven Park, followed by the annual […]

New Featured Exhibits & Sales

May 28 – June 25, 2022 (Fridays – Mondays 12 to 4)Exhibition & Sales Opening May 28, 5:00 pmMorven Park Savitt, Friedenberg Equestrian Art Featured at Morven Park More than 60 works of art by famed equestrian illustrator Sam Savitt and bronze sculptures by the renowned sculptor Kathleen Friedenberg will be on display, with selected […]

Website Relaunch

Welcome to the relaunch of the museum website, made possible by a continuing generous contribution of the Flowers Family Foundation. The objective is to provide additional opportunities for members, guests, and researchers to interact with the unique artifacts in the collection, review current and past essays and research papers, and provide a virtual venue for […]

In Remembrance: Jake Carle, Ex-MFH

Portrait of Jake Carle, ex-MFH smiling at a Foxhunting event

Museum Founder – John J. Carle II, ex-MFH, Dies at Age 82 A well-respected member of the North American hunting community, one of the founding members of the Museum, Jake Carle, as he was known to all – could undoubtedly be called a dyed-in-the-wool hunting man. In 1985 as a Museum founder, Jake helped to […]

Peggy Haight Retires

Peggy Haight dancing with her husband at a foxhunting event.

The Museum of Hounds and Hunting North America announces the July 29, 2020 retirement of a Founding Board Member, Peggy Haight. Thank you, Peggy, for 35 years of tireless service on our Board, on all our committees, and as the hostess at our many events. We thank you for your ‘black and red journal’ where […]