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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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The Naval Academy’s Hidden Treasure

About a year ago I had an unexpected opportunity to visit the Naval Academy Museum. I say “unexpected” because I didn’t even know there was a museum at the Naval Academy. I had a vague memory of visiting the crypt of John Paul Jones when I was in high school, but back then I was more interested in…

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Family-Friendly History Trip

On a recent rainy spring day, I accompanied a group of eighth grade students on a trip to the Naval Academy, where we took in the Yard (the Naval Academy grounds), and the U.S. Naval Academy Museum. While on the tour of the beautiful historic grounds, we discovered amazing nautical artifacts and…

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