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Annapolis by Candlelight Goes Virtual

Annapolis by Candlelight is one of my favorite events of the year. Typically held over a weekend in November, this self-guided stroll run by Historic Annapolis invites you into privately-owned historic homes in the downtown area, over the course of two evenings. Docents are on hand to shed light…

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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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Face Behind the Mask: Janet Hall of Historic Annapolis

William Paca House & Garden (186 Prince George St.). Photo courtesy of Historic Annapolis. Annapolitans have been through a lot in our 350-plus year history, but we’ve never been through anything quite like COVID-19. Nor, had Historic Annapolis. The organization was founded in 1952 as a way to…

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The Flag House Inn

One of the main roads into historic downtown Annapolis is King George Street, which ends with a sharp right turn in front of Gate 1 of the United States Naval Academy. As you take that right turn onto Randall Street, you are sure to see one of the most recognizable Bed & Breakfasts in Annapolis, the…

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Annapolis by Candlelight

As the air gets crisper and the leaves start to change their color, there is nothing better than taking in Annapolis on foot. On Friday, November 8th and Saturday, November 9th from 5:00 pm-9:00 pm, Historic Annapolis offers the community the opportunity to walk through the historic neighborhoods of…

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Architecture in Annapolis

The city of Annapolis is sometimes described as a “museum without walls” and that is certainly true when it comes to the art you see in the beautiful architecture. Annapolis has an array of different styles of buildings that span the centuries but is most notable for its colonial architecture of the…

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10 Caterers You Should Know About

There are tons of reasons to party in the Annapolis area; home of the United States Naval Academy, scene of the largest in-water sail and power boat shows, an active boating community and a population that thrives on celebrations of all kinds. Standards are high for the caterers I recommend in this…

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Annapolis Walking Tours in April

Get moving this month with three interactive, historic Annapolis walking tours. Grab your walking shoes, and maybe an umbrella, and get ready to learn a few facts about Historic Annapolis! There's a tour for everyone this month. Image courtesy of Historic Annapolis Lafayette’s Annapolis Walking…

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2019 Annapolis Film Festival Recap

I had the opportunity to be behind the scenes at the opening night of the 2019 Annapolis Film Festival. The rest of the weekend, however, had so much in store. Over 75 films, Q&A's and panel discussions with industry pros made Annapolis one of the most exciting places to be last weekend. Lucky for…

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