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Annapolis by Candlelight

As the air gets crisper and the leaves start to change their color, there is nothing better than taking in Annapolis on foot. On Friday, November 8th and Saturday, November 9th from 5:00 pm-9:00 pm, Historic Annapolis offers the community the opportunity to walk through the historic neighborhoods of…

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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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Listen and Learn at a Winter Lecture Series

Yes, holiday parties are fun – but there comes a time when the last appetizer is consumed and the last carol is sung – a time when you find yourself wondering if nourishing the intellect might be a better choice. When the New Year rings in, why not bundle up and venture out to listen and learn at a…

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Top Artsy Things To Do Around Town In September

From solo shows to musical performances and videos of art to artistic storytelling, this month has something for everyone to enjoy. Take a look at our Top 10 Artsy Things to do around town: The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra, in association with Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks…

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8 Ways to Explore Annapolis this September

Even though summer is nearing its end, there are still plenty of summertime events, activities, and things do in Annapolis this September. Check out the quick list below for a few suggestions on how to explore Annapolis all month long. Maryland Renaissance Festival The Maryland Renaissance Festival…

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Maryland Signers of the Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence was sanctioned on July 4, 1776. Signed by 56 delegates to the Continental Congress, the Declaration announced that the America's thirteen colonies would now be regarded as thirteen independent, sovereign states – no longer under British rule. This was the first…

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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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Make a Date with History this Spring

Just a couple more weeks of indoor time, and soon we’ll be out smelling the lilacs and strolling the sunny streets of Annapolis enjoying its history this spring. Until then, check out some of these terrific events that the good folks at Historic Annapolis have organized for us. Are we the luckiest…

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