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Jun 15 2021

Please find information below about upcoming Juneteenth events in Annapolis, a first for the city! Juneteenth Events in Annapolis This Weekend, Expect Rolling Road Closures for Saturday Parade The Annapolis Juneteenth Celebration will be held between Friday, June 18 and Saturday June 19, 2021 and will include a Gala, Parade and Festival. For more information and details on the event, visit www.AnnapolisJuneteenth.org. Event organizers are asking for participants and visitors (vaccinated or unvaccinated) to wear face coverings/masks for all activities. SCHEDULE On Friday, from 6 to 9 p.m., a ticketed Juneteenth Gala will be...

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Jun 14 2021

Looking for a tour, a lecture, or even a concert? We've got it! It's a busy week for events in the Four Rivers Heritage Area, especially as we commemorate Juneteenth, so take a moment to see what our partners are offering below. Click on the event title for more information. Virtual Lecture – The Dark Alchemy of the Three-Fifths Clause Date: Tuesday, June 15 Time: 7:30 pm Location: Online Host Organization: Historic Annapolis  Join University of Maryland historian Richard Bell for a deep dive into the darkest corners of the 1787 federal Constitution....

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Jun 11 2021

Thank you for all of the surveys you have completed over the past year. Each one helps our partners and supporting organizations understand your needs and priorities as we move even further into recovery and a post-COVID-19 future. We received the following information from the National Trust for Historic Preservation's Leadership Forum, and encourage you to take their survey and participate in the development of their National Impact Agenda in order to help guide them as we continue to address challenges facing our nation and society. National Impact Agenda Survey As our nation...

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Jun 10 2021

The Maryland Office of Tourism has announced that it is working with partners across the United States and internationally to proclaim September as International Underground Railroad Month. An introduction to International Underground Railroad Month was hosted by the National Park Service Network to Freedom program on May 19th and is on their International Underground Railroad webpage. The webinar can be found here. Maryland was the first state to proclaim International Underground Railroad Month in 2019 and MOTD is very pleased to see it grow! We hope our  partners will join the commemoration and...

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Jun 08 2021

Please join Anne Arundel County on Tuesday June 15th, to help unveil two new interpretive signs highlighting the people and heritage of two very special historic communities; Freetown and Pumphrey. Both are historically African American enclaves in North County, founded before Emancipation. As we prepare to celebrate Juneteenth, their legacy deserves recognition as these communities have defined and influenced the North County region of Anne Arundel County for nearly 200 years. From the churches and schools, to community centers and associations, their respective institutions remain important and influential pillars of the...

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Jun 07 2021

Stay busy this week with more events from our partners, whether you're looking for a lecture during lunch or an in-person walking tour. Be sure to also check our calendar of events for more upcoming programs and reserve your space today, some of them sell out fast! Click on the event title for more information. Annapolis Arts Week! It's Annapolis Arts Week, and arts-related events abound. The Paint Annapolis  happenings are not to be missed, and music and arts opportunities and performances are happening again in person in Annapolis!  The Calendar of events...

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Jun 04 2021

Our boundaries have expanded! That means there are new attractions to explore in the Four Rivers Heritage Area. Below are some new featured sites you'll want to visit soon (whether they are currently open for in-person visits or offer online virtual tours). Goshen Farm - Annapolis The Goshen Farm Preservation Society, Inc.  was established in 2006 to safeguard and restore the historic Goshen Farm and its surrounding property. Buildings at Goshen Farm include the Goshen Farm House, the Tenant’s Cottage, the Servant’s Quarters, and a Milk House. Historic Linthicum Walks - Crofton On the...

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Jun 03 2021

Following our recent Boundary Amendment, our heritage area's geographical footprint has nearly doubled in size and many new attractions, parks, heritage sites, and other organizations are now part of our stakeholder "family," and eligible for the grants and other activities of the program. Use this link to see the map that reflects the new Boundary: https://annearundelmd.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=e55f1754e7b543b5a188863625d73c38 Four Rivers includes stakeholder information here on our website, www.fourriversheritage.org. We seek to include our new attractions on the website, so please contact us at [email protected] to share information and photos with us for your site's listing. We send...

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Jun 02 2021

The following update was shared with us by the City of Annapolis Department of Planning and Zoning. Thank you to everyone who has contributed to the city's comprehensive plan. Your input will play an important role in envisioning the future of Annapolis. We hope you will be able to join the Department of Planning and Zoning for an upcoming public presentation to learn more about how you can provide further comment on this 20-year plan. Annapolis Ahead 2040 Updates and Upcoming Presentations As part the process to develop Annapolis Ahead 2040, the City...

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Jun 01 2021

Click on the event title for more information. MHT Listening Session Date: Friday, June 4 Time: 9:30 am Location: Online Host Organization: Maryland Historical Trust Join Maryland Historical Trust (MHT) Director Elizabeth Hughes for a listening session. MHT invites cultural heritage organizations and others involved in preservation around the state for a chat about the challenges resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and the road to recovery. Feedback and the peer-to-peer exchange will help inform MHT’s programs and technical assistance in the coming year. Space is limited so please register in advance. This...

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