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Welcome Back to The Annapolis Maritime Museum!

The Annapolis Maritime Museum (AMM) is now open to visitors with their new exhibit, Our Changing Waterfront . Bringing together technology and a visual history of the Bay through gallery exhibits, hands on learning and an impressive chronological timeline- the new permanent exhibit was well worth…

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5 Ways to Explore Annapolis this January

Winter is here, and that’s good news if you’re planning a trip to Annapolis. From performance arts and fun activities for the whole family, to a Chesapeake Bay tradition, there are plenty of ways to explore Annapolis this January! Get Cozy: Stay Historic and Enjoy Fireside Dining Whether you’re a…

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Visit the United States Naval Academy

The United States Naval Academy (USNA) can be found in the heart of downtown Annapolis. Known as “The Yard,” this prestigious undergraduate college prepares young men and women to become professional officers in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Originally established in 1845, the USNA is a National…

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Visit Historic Annapolis' Sign of the Hogshead

You may have walked passed or even visited The Hogshead (43 Pinkney Street) in downtown Annapolis. This early 18th-century building is typical of the modest wood frame structures that housed many colonial Annapolitans. Today, it serves as an interactive, hands-on museum and historic landmark…

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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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Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Celebration

Born into slavery in Talbot County, MD sometime during 1818, Frederick Douglass grew to be an author, abolitionist, social reformer, and the first African American to hold a high U.S. government rank. His achievements still resound today throughout Maryland and the the country today. During the…

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Historic Winter Lecture Series in Annapolis

{{unknown}}You have options on a cold winter evening. You could stay home hibernating until the spring thaw, maybe catch a football game or binge on Netflix… OR… you could expand your horizons and venture out to attend some of the winter lecture series popping up around Annapolis. Annapolis offers…

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Behind Closed Doors at the William Paca House

A great public museum is a complicated place. The Nooks and Crannies Tour at the Historic Annapolis William Paca House reminds us that the Paca House is both a great public museum and a complicated place. This tour quite literally looks behind closed doors and into the cupboards of the grand…

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