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City of Annapolis

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About City of Annapolis

Whether you come for the history, the education, the water, or the hospitality, there is always something to enjoy in Annapolis. Experience the colonial capital city, known since its earliest days as the "Athens of America," where one could find a wealth of cultural activities, a glittering social season, gracious hospitality and intellectual stimulation. The small seaport brought visitors from around the world who shared the news of the day while enjoying the ambiance and tidewater cuisine.

Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival – A Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Celebration Event
City of Annapolis

Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival – A Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Celebration Event

September 29, 2018

Enjoy the rich heritage of Kunta Kinte whose story from the Gambia to Annapolis and for generations on down was told in the book Roots: Saga of an American Family by Alex Haley.  A family-friendly cultural festival celebrating the history and Heritage of people of African American, African, and Caribbean descent. This is the 29th year of this celebration that includes a full day of live music, dance, ethnic foods and wares for sale. Children’s activities presented by Chesapeake Children’s Museum. Sponsored by Kunta Kinte Celebrations.