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Maryland Day 2021, Better Together

Maryland Day is just that, a day dedicated to the history of our fair state. It is celebrated on March 25th, which commemorates the formal founding of Maryland as a colony in 1603. What better place to celebrate that unique history than here in our state capital of Annapolis. With this year's…

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Local Landmarks Named UNESCO “Sites of Memory”

For visitors to this region, it’s easy to get caught up in the grand aura of all the attractions—celebrations of its seagoing heritage, food, historic architecture, brick-lined streets, and walkways—all contemporary interpretations of Annapolis’ and Anne Arundel County’s sweeping and glorious past…

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Top 4 Events for a Star-Spangled July 4th

With the 4th of July quickly approaching, you might be scrambling to find sparklers, lawn chairs, and hotdog buns. But lucky for you, Annapolis will be buzzing with events and parades for everybody. This 3rd and 4th of July, enjoy Independence Day Fireworks Cruises and step aboard a Watermark Yacht…

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3 Things You Can Do at London Town This Month

Finding enjoyable activities for your kids, your spouse, and your friends can take you all over town! Skip the headaches, GPS malfunctions, and parking by staying local with Historic London Town and Gardens. Here are three educational and flat out fun activities going on in March at London Town:…

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Celebrate the Holidays and History

The holidays are in full swing in Annapolis and so have the special events. All around our state capital, there are various spectacles and storefronts that are worthy of your attention during December. We know about the fantastic deals for Midnight Madness and cruising through Lights on The Bay at…

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Festive Events for a Historic Holiday Season

With the countdown to Christmas officially on, we found a variety of fun things to do that take in the lights of the season, draw us back in time and celebrate the history of holiday traditions...with a Rock & Roll icon thrown into the mix just for fun! Make this year a historic holiday season…

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Experience Historic London Town & Gardens

A former site of a colonial seaport founded on the South River in 1683, Historic London Town and Gardens is now a 23-acre park that features an abundance of history, archaeology, and horticulture. Owned by Anne Arundel County and managed by the London Town Foundation, I had the pleasure of…

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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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A Slate of Historic Things to Do in August

The month of August is quintessential vacation time for many of us. If your summer fun finds you in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, our area heritage sites are a great avenue for finding unique, fun, historic things to do. We dug up our favorite events for this curated list of concerts, premier…

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