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April 2021

Apr 12 2021

Join some of our partners this week for in-person events, whether you're interested in a walking tour, learning more about electric vehicles, or entertaining your children with tales of sailors. Still looking for virtual events? We have those to share with you also! Click on the event title for more information. Virtual Lecture – The Women of Chateau Lafayette Date: Tuesday, April 13 Time: 7:00 pm Location: Online Host Organization: Historic Annapolis During this virtual lecture, Stephanie Dray presents her novel The Women of Chateau Lafayette. New York Times bestselling author Stephanie Dray...

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Apr 09 2021

Important Update: Our application was approved! The new boundary (in reality, multiple trails, areas and parcels) is now approved, and these new sites and areas are part of our heritage area. Original post: We appreciate the public interest in our pending Boundary Amendment application, which would expand, and nearly double, the size of our state-certified heritage area. Click here for a downloadable map: Four Rivers Boundary Expansion Map Read the Application here: ALTSCHA Boundary Application April 2021. Watch a recording of the Public Hearing Livestream here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHffK7StcYA Below is the text of the presentation given by our...

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Apr 09 2021

Two new American Rescue Plan grant programs will provide emergency relief to humanities organizations and professionals affected by the pandemic. The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced two new funding opportunities to rapidly distribute American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act funding to cultural organizations and educational institutions adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic. These funding opportunities will provide direct grants to individual humanities institutions and grantmaking organizations to distribute as competitive subawards to affected organizations and individuals. These two grant programs aim to help the humanities community recover from the economic...

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Apr 08 2021

Although we're excited that some our historic sites are reopening to the public, we understand that many potential visitors may still be looking for ways to explore the Four Rivers Heritage Area and Anne Arundel County virtually. We're pleased to let you know about the new podcast series from Visit Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, Destination Annapolis. Get to know Annapolis and Anne Arundel County through unique stories shared by locals. You can even listen on Spotify and Google Podcasts (among others)! A new podcast is posted every two weeks. Here...

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Apr 07 2021

We're excited to announce the openings of some of our museum partners this month. All sites are making tremendous efforts to ensure COVID-19 safety measures in order to provide you with a confident and enjoyable visit. April is a wonderful time to tour these historic homes and gardens. Hammond-Harwood House 19 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis, MD Hammond-Harwood House opened on April 1 for tours by reservation. Visitors are encouraged to make a reservation online to help maintain small group sizes for safety. Museum hours of operation are noon to 5:00 p.m (last tour at...

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Apr 05 2021

It's all about art, archeology, and Maryland's first heroes this week. Enjoy these virtual events from our partners and stay tuned for news about spring museum openings. Click on the event title for more information. 50th Anniversary Lecture Series: Colonial London Town - SOLD OUT Date: Tuesday, April 6 Time: 10:30 am Location: Online Host Organization: Historic London Town and Gardens To celebrate Historic London Town and Gardens' 50th Anniversary, this year's lecture series will connect its past, present, and future. Kicking off the series, Executive Director, Rod Cofield will paint the story...

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Apr 01 2021

Deadline to apply is Monday, April 5. If you find that a link does not open, contact the Administrator, Jen Ruffner, at [email protected] About the position The Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) is reopening its search for an individual or firm to provide services as a qualified facilitator and evaluator to assist the Racial Equity Working Group of the MHAA, in examining racial equity as it relates to the Maryland Heritage Areas Program. With the guidance of the Consultant, MHAA will engage in a process of authentic self-reflection and assessment of MHAA’s policies,...

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