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Hammond-Harwood Celebrates the Holidays

Hammond-Harwood House celebrates the holiday season with virtual and in-person events. Image courtesy of Annapolis Discovered. As you walk down Maryland Avenue, you may have seen the large Anglo-Palladian mansion with it’s grand brick exterior and lovely walled garden. You may have thought about…

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Whites Hall, Birthplace of Johns Hopkins

Whites Hall stands on 14 acres in Gambrills, MD. Image courtesy of Annapolis Discovered. Many know the famed hospital and university, Johns Hopkins. But few realize that Johns Hopkins himself was born and raised right here in Anne Arundel County. Born into a Quaker family, his father ran a tobacco…

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St. John's College: Face Behind the Mask

An aerial shot of St. John's College, the 3rd oldest college in the country. The College of William & Mary was established in 1693 while Harvard was charted in 1650. Photo courtesy of St. John's College. Step onto the St. John’s College (SJC) campus during fall in a normal year, and the grounds…

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Tall Ships Return to Annapolis

The Tall Ship Lynx will be docked at the Annapolis Waterfront & Sailing Center through the end of October. Photo courtesy of Visit Annapolis. October, well known for it's pumpkin spice lattes and changing of the seasons is also the perfect time for sailing and waterfront activities in Annapolis…

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BWI Marshall Celebrates 70 Years

BWI Marshall Airport: Your Gateway to the Baltimore-Washington Region. Photo courtesy of Visit Annapolis. Although there has been significantly less travel this year, we want to send a special belated birthday greeting to our go-to airport, Baltimore Washington Thurgood Marshall Airport, or as we…

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An Early History of Navy Football

Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, courtesy of Visit Annapolis. The US Naval Academy’s storied football team makes Annapolis a destination for big-time college sports. Normally, fans flock to Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium and then on to Annapolis’s many Navy-friendly bars and restaurants…

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A Glimpse into William Paca's Garden

The William Paca House is one of the original five part Georgian Manor Homes built in Annapolis. A glimpse into Mr. Paca's Garden isn't just recommended, it's an absolute must! The Gardens, which were restored to their original grandeur as part of the bicentennial in 1976, are broken into distinct…

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Historical West Street Buildings: A Thumbnail Sketch

St. Anne's Church sits at the top of West Street in Annapolis, MD. Photo courtesy of the author. West Street, one of the gateways into Annapolis is lined with a variety of buildings, many of them rich with historical significance. Let's take a look at one of the oldest streets in America like an…

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