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6 Ways to Explore Annapolis in August

When the sun is blazing and the pavement is hot, people in the Annapolis & Chesapeake Bay region take to the water by sailboat, kayak, paddle board-you name it. Both tourists and locals can be found in abundance on the water in August. For those who like to keep their feet on the ground, there is…

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Celebrate the Kentucky Derby in Annapolis

Credited as the first site of city-organized horse racing in the colonial times, Annapolis is home to the oldest sporting association in the United States – The Maryland Jockey Club. Founded in 1743, this club regulated the sport of horse racing in Maryland and hosted the first race within its…

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Historic Residences in Anne Arundel County

In the next installment of this eight-part series, I want to talk about the historic residences sprinkled around Anne Arundel County. The vast differences between them is an excellent indicator of just how historically and culturally RICH this area is! Ranging from the seventeenth to the nineteenth…

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Navigate Your Way Through History in November

There’s no better way to enjoy the heritage of our region than experiencing history in November. It's a month packed with tours, events, and activities that lead us right into the holiday season. We’ve picked our top events to reminisce, learn how history is preserved and, perhaps most excitingly…

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Visit the Hammond-Harwood House

Nestled on the corner of King George Street and Maryland Ave is a remarkably beautiful house that is hard to miss – the Hammond-Harwood House (19 Maryland Avenue). Constructed in 1774 for Matthias Hammond, a Maryland legislator, the original purpose for the house was to entertain guests when Hammond…

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6 Inspired Ways to Celebrate June

Savor June and the beautiful weather that’s finally come our way by enjoying a history themed -- or inspired -- event in the coming days. We found concerts, lavender fields and a whole lot of soul to connect our past to the present as we welcome the Summer solstice. Douglass Reading Room In…

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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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