Maryland Avenue Shopping

Meet Sydney Barber, Midshipman Brigade Commander, USNA

When the best and the brightest of America’s youth go into military service, each has recognized the dedication and risks involved. When the US Naval Academy gives these bright men and women, like Midshipman 1 st Class Sydney Barber, roles that will prepare them for command, we can rest assured…

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100 Years of the Anne Arundel County Public Library

This month, the nation celebrates “Read Across America,” a national initiative begun in 1998 by the National Education Association to encourage young readers to find the joy in reading! 2021 also happens to be the centennial of our beloved library system, the Anne Arundel County Public Library…

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African American Watermen of the Chesapeake

Did you know that the Chesapeake Bay is the largest estuary in the United States? It is a cornerstone of environmental and economic activity of the more than 18 million people living in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, which stretches from Virginia and West Virginia to as far north as New York…

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Who Was Aris T. Allen?

Visitors, especially those approaching Annapolis from the north and west, are invariably told to look out for signs pointing to Aris T. Allen Boulevard, one of the two most direct routes into the city. But few ever bother to learn the story behind the name. Aris T. Allen was a Republican…

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Historic Brewer Hill Cemetery

The study of cemeteries can be a fascinating window into the history of a community. Looking into the names, dates, and inscriptions is exciting for genealogy and history buffs. Where generations of families are laid to rest, there are stories to be told. The Cemetery Brewer Hill Cemetery, the…

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Evergreen Antiques, History of the Find

Evergreen Antiques and True Vintage has been a Maryland Avenue mainstay since 2001. Owner, Joanna Young offers a curated sampling of unique and vintage clothing as well as antique books, art, jewelry and home furnishings. You simply cannot leave her store without feeling the pull of the…

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