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Four Rivers Heritage Area: Key to Meaningful History

Four Rivers Heritage Area (4Rivers)—its legal name is Annapolis, London Town & South County Heritage Area, Inc.—makes history come alive for Anne Arundel County residents and visitors. The organization will celebrate its 20 th birthday this October. It’s called “Four Rivers” because the South…

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Four Rivers African American Heritage Trail

For more than a decade, the Four Rivers Heritage Area has worked to preserve, protect, and nurture our stories for today's community and future generations. The Heritage Area includes museums, maritime communities, waterfront parks, and a scientific research center focused on our environment…

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11 Can't-Miss History Events in Annapolis this May

For the rest of the month, we’ve curated our favorite picks of events happening at our area heritage and historical sites. Learn a little, have a little fun, make some memories! Grab your calendar and schedule a momentous May with these can't-miss history events: ArchiTrex Take a 2-hour walking…

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5 Historic Sites in Annapolis to Visit

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In 1649, an English community emerged on the land that now makes up Maryland's capital. Puritans, seeking religious freedom, nestled into a spot on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay and called their new town Providence. A lot has happened in Annapolis since these…

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Historic London Town and Gardens

Historic London Town and Gardens is one of the crown jewels of Four Rivers Heritage Area, and Annapolis as a whole. Situated on 23 acres of land against the South River in Edgewater, London Town is steeped in history. An active archaeological site on location offers a glimpse into the lives of…

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