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September 2017

Sep 07 2017

Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town & South County seeks nominations for its Fourteenth 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 2017, awards are planned in nine different categories, including Heritage Tourism Product Award, Heritage Volunteer 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,...

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Sep 06 2017

Four Rivers Heritage Area is please to announce the availability of our Fall FY18 Mini-Grants! Applications in the new grant cycle are due by October 6 and funding decisions will be announced by November 1, 2017. The application is available on our website, here. Click on the Mini-Grants tab. These Mini-Grants are available for new heritage and preservation-related programs, activities, products, and events. We encourage Mini-Grant proposals that include collaborative partnerships and enhanced heritage tourism, preservation, and/or the stewardship of historical, cultural, and natural resources. Non-profit organizations and municipalities are eligible to apply for projects that will...

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Sep 06 2017

There’s a lot happening in Galesville these days, from ballfield commemorations to public genealogy workshops.  Hope Stewart of Four Rivers talked with Gertrude Makell, President of the Galesville Community Center and a Four Rivers Heritage Area Board member, about this South County town and her efforts to preserve its history.  The Galesville Community Center went from being uninhabitable to a beautiful center. Tell me about this process? The Galesville Community Center is located in one of the few remaining Rosenwald Schools in Anne Arundel County (schools built for African American children...

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