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Historic Annapolis, Inc.

James Brice House, Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 267-7619
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About Historic Annapolis, Inc.

Since 1952, the non-profit Historic Annapolis has preserved the distinctive character of Maryland's capital city through public advocacy and guidelines, purchase and renovation, original research, and educational programs. Historic Annapolis manages historic properties including the Historic Annapolis Museum and Store, at the St. Clair Wright Center, William Paca House and Garden, Shiplap House, Waterfront Warehouse, and Hogshead. Historic Annapolis works to protect and promote Annapolis as a viable, living city that celebrates its heritage.

We further that heritage by . . .
 Preserving Annapolis’ architectural legacy. Researching and interpreting the city’s history. Helping people step into, enjoy, and learn from the past. Learn more about the foundation and our tours and attractions.

Attraction

General

- Family Friendly

- Specials/Coupons for Groups

Onsite

- Gift Shop / Shopping On Site

- Group Tours Available

- Restrooms Onsite


General

Pricing

- Discounts

Children Ages 12 & Under , Children Under 14 , Group Discount , Military , Senior , Student ,

- Payment Methods Accepted

American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Master Card, Visa,

- Price Range Minimum

5.00

William Paca Garden Plant Sale
Historic Annapolis, Inc.

William Paca Garden Plant Sale

May 11, 2019

A tradition for over 40 years, the William Paca Garden Plant Sale provides the opportunity to take home a piece of history. HA volunteers personally raise over 8,000 plants - perennials, annuals, trees, vines, and vegetable starts - that represent the best of the old and the new. From heirloom tomatoes to Thomas Jefferson's favorite snail vine, from native trillium to the newly developed coneflower, "Butterfly Kisses," you will find something here to delight.  Staff and volunteers are on-hand to answer your gardening questions. Hours: Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm (HA Members may enter at 9:30 am) Sunday, 12 pm - 4 pm No registration required.

Lafayette's Annapolis Walking Tour
Historic Annapolis, Inc.

Lafayette's Annapolis Walking Tour

April 20, 2019

Follow in the footsteps of the Marquis de Lafayette, America’s favorite fighting Frenchman. Led by Senior Historian Glenn Campbell, this tour traces the itinerary of General Lafayette’s 1824 visit to Annapolis, with a few asides to sites he knew from his earlier trips to Maryland’s capital city in 1777, 1781, and 1784. Wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather, as the tour is held rain or shine. Reservations Required. Tour offered at 10:30 am - 12:15 pm AND 1 pm - 2:45 pm.

Maryland Day: Experience It! at the William Paca House and Garden
Historic Annapolis, Inc.

Maryland Day: Experience It! at the William Paca House and Garden

March 30, 2019

Celebrate all things Maryland at the William Paca House and Garden! On Saturday, visit the William Paca House and Garden and find the house full of excitement and conversation as the Pacas and their friends, portrayed by the Annapolis Living Historians, prepare to welcome visiting dignitaries. Experience the wonder of the Old Line State with Maryland-themed crafts and games for visitors of all ages. On Sunday, take a guided tour of the William Paca House for a special price of just $1 and explore Mr. Paca’s 2-acre pleasure garden.  Registration not required.

James Brice House Hard Hat Tour
Historic Annapolis, Inc.

James Brice House Hard Hat Tour

March 23, 2019

Step inside the scaffolding at the James Brice House and discover preservation in progress both inside and out of this architectural gem! Take a first-hand look at new and unexpected findings on a Hard Hat tour. Follow the work of the highly-skilled craftspeople working on this restoration project of a lifetime and learn more about the history of this special house. Reservations required. Cost: $18 General Admission   A Few Precautions as the James Brice House is an Active Construction Area: Hard hats will be provided and must be worn at all times. Visitors must wear closed toed shoes—no sandals.   Visitors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a participating adult (on a 1:1 ratio). This tour is not appropriate for children. No baby carriers or strollers are allowed. No dogs allowed. The tour will be both indoors and outdoors. The house will have limited heat, so please dress appropriately for your own comfort. There are no public restrooms available. Please contact us if you have any mobility issues as parts of the tour may be difficult