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Four-Rivers-Welcome-bold 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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Whats New
January 19, 201621 days ago

Grant Opportunities Announced

The FY17 Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) Grant Application Process has begun!
The application materials for the FY 2017 grant round are now available on the Maryland Historical Trust’s website:

As in previous years, applicants will begin with the Intent to Apply form, which is due January 29. Once they have submitted that form, they will be provided access to the non-capital or capital project full application form, which will then be due on February 26. The Intent to Apply form does not obligate the applicant to complete a full application. See our “Grants” page for more information.

Watch a recorded FY17 Grant Webinar here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=23QRUBRkX58&feature=youtu.be

NEW!!! The Spring FY16 Four Rivers Mini-Grant Opportunity has also been announced!
Visit our Mini-Grants page to download the application. The deadline for this application is Friday, February 12. Applicants MUST attend a short grant briefing with staff! Please call our office at 410-222-1805 to schedule your timeslot.