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The Annapolis Pottery Fifty Year Anniversary

The perfect art, the perfect gift, the perfect little store: The Annapolis Pottery on State Circle offers vibrant handmade ceramics brimming with color, functionality, and local meaning. The historic shop’s inviting window displays will draw you in to browse the abundant wall-to-wall pottery…

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A Merry Time in Annapolis

Sweeping harbor views, brick streets, charming locals and scrumptious food - not the kind of expressions I expected to share about my recent visit to Annapolis. A short one hour flight from Toronto Pearson to BWI Airport was ideal for our weekend jaunt to the city. After a long day of work and…

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Earth Day on Maryland Avenue

Image courtesy of shopmarylandavenue.com Mark your calendar for Sunday, April 28th 10am-5pm to save the date for the annual Earth Day & Spring Festival in one of the most quaint streets in Annapolis. Festivities will be located between State Circle and the Naval Academy gate, taking place primarily…

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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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Celebrate Maryland Day

March 25th marks Maryland’s birthday, the day we celebrate the first European settlers in the colony. The original settlers arrived at St. Clement’s Island on March 25, 1634 aboard two boats, the Ark and the Dove . Gifted by the King to the Calvert family, the colony was named “Mary-Land” after the…

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George Washington Resigns

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland. December 23, 1783 To relinquish power voluntarily is a rare act—an act that requires integrity, dignity, and immense vision. What kind of person willingly gives up control over an entire nation? Courtesy of Ann Powell George Washington was such a person. He was…

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Maryland Avenue Has It All

You gotta love Maryland Avenue. This short spoke of a street off State Circle certainly throws off an old-world vibe. Here you’ll find a colorful mix of artsy mom-and-pop shops overflowing from historic buildings onto cozy sidewalks. The effect could not be more charming—this is the intersection of…

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Top 9 Instagram-able Historic Sites in Annapolis

Make your Instagram account go down in history by tagging your photos with #visitannapolis and snapping your next pic at one of our favorite backdrops. Here are nine of Annapolis' Top Instagram-able Historic Sites to make your next post stand out: Annapolis City Dock City Dock - Credit…

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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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