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Wild Kid Acres: Free Range Fun

Wild Kid Acres could be the most unique farm/petting zoo you will ever find and it’s located just outside of Annapolis on the Mayo peninsula in Edgewater. Most of the rescued animals roam together freely. You'll find chickens, turkeys, goats, horses, pigs, cows, and alpacas on this quaint…

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July 4th Celebrations Return from the City of Annapolis

It has been two years since the people of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County celebrated Independence Day in our usual exuberant style. In year’s past we celebrated with parades, festivals, fireworks, crab feasts and plenty of family fun centered around our historic waterfront town and its role in…

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Mayo Beach Park

Mayo Beach Park is named for Commodore Isaac Mayo who was born in 1794. Image courtesy of the author. Owned and operated by Anne Arundel County, Mayo Beach Park is a 22-acre multi-use recreational facility sitting at the mouth of the South River and Chesapeake Bay. It’s located at the end of…

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The Beauty of May Day

May Day in Annapolis is really one of the most wonderful days of the year. It is a tradition that has been a part of our lovely town, hosted by The Garden Club of Old Annapolis Towne now for 66 years! I, myself, growing up in downtown Annapolis have been participating in the event for many of…

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St. John's College: Face Behind the Mask

An aerial shot of St. John's College, the 3rd oldest college in the country. The College of William & Mary was established in 1693 while Harvard was charted in 1650. Photo courtesy of St. John's College. Step onto the St. John’s College (SJC) campus during fall in a normal year, and the grounds…

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United States Naval Academy: Women of Note

Elizabeth Anne (Belzer) Rowe, was the first female to graduate from the United States Naval Academy. Photo courtesy of THEFEMALESOLDIER.COM There’s a well-known and oft-altered saying about the famed dancing duo of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. It goes something like this: 'Sure he was great, but…

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Annapolis History Tours: Safe and Socially Distant

Annapolis, Maryland, USA downtown view over Main Street with the State House. Photos courtesy of Watermark, Explore the Heart of Annapolis and TripAdvisor. Nothing says Summer in Annapolis like going outdoors and taking in its historical charm or spending time by the beautiful waters of the…

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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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