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The Four Rivers Heritage Area is home to an extraordinary wealth of historic, cultural, and natural resources. Come visit a unique place where heritage is protected and shared, and where the traditions of the land and the water continue to shape our lives.

Stroll the historic streets and visit the heritage sites of Annapolis, Maryland’s capital city on the Chesapeake, where colonial era buildings are still in use, where the U.S. Naval Academy continues to train young officers, and sailing is a major pastime.

Step into the past at Historic London Town & Gardens, a colonial tobacco port being reconstructed using traditional building methods. Enjoy a leisurely drive through “South County”, with its historic churches, enduring horse farms, seasoned tobacco barns, and small maritime villages.

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Nominations Sought for Four Rivers Heritage Awards

Annapolis, MD – Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town & South County seeks nominations for its eleventh annual heritage awards. These awards recognize individuals, organizations, partnerships, programs and products that contribute significantly to the community by interpreting, promoting, preserving, researching and/or supporting our historical legacy.

In 2014, awards are planned in nine different categories, including Heritage Tourism Product Award, New Initiative Award, Heritage Partnership Award, Heritage Professional of the Year, Heritage Interpreter of the Year, and Public/Private Initiative Award. Other categories include the Sponsor of the Year Award, the Stewardship Award, and the Heritage Leadership Award, which goes to an individual for significant and long-lasting contributions to local history and heritage.  Self-nominations are accepted.

Nomination forms can be downloaded from our website or by calling the Four Rivers Heritage Area office. Completed nominations must include a brief written statement on why you feel your nominee should be recognized in a particular category. Supplemental materials are required in some categories. A complete listing of previous award winners is also available on the Heritage Awards webpage.

The nominations deadline is October 3, 2014. A heritage area awards committee will review and evaluate nominations; awards will be presented at the Four Rivers annual awards ceremony in November.

Four Rivers, one of Maryland’s twelve state-certified heritage areas, is part of the Maryland Heritage Areas Program. For more information, please call the heritage area office at 410-222-1805.