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Oct 29 2019

Four Rivers Heritage Area held its Sixteenth Annual Heritage Awards on Thursday, November 7, 2019, at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis. 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. ...

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Jul 31 2019

THIS WORKSHOP HAS SOLD OUT. Four Rivers Heritage Area's Education Committee Presents a Half-Day Workshop: "Decolonizing our Museums: Perspectives on Diversifying Our Narratives" When: September 5, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to Noon Where: Historic London Town and Gardens, 839 Londontown Road, Edgewater, MD The workshop is sold out. Participants brainstorm ways to bring new perspectives to their museum exhibits and programming for visitors with diverse viewpoints In this workshop, a panel of museum professionals, volunteers, and consultants will discuss ways museums can offer their visitors history from diverse viewpoints, before participants brainstorm ways to bring new perspectives to...

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Jul 12 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: JULY 12, 2019 Annapolis, MD: Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town & South County joins the Hogan Administration in announcing 8 new grants totaling $489,500 to local Annapolis and Anne Arundel County non-profit organizations by the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA). The 8 local grants are among 109 matching grants totaling $5 million that were awarded to Maryland non-profits, local jurisdictions and other heritage tourism organizations including museums, and historic preservation, natural resources, cultural, and educational organizations. These grant funds support heritage tourism projects, historic...

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Jun 11 2019

Here in the Four Rivers Heritage Area, we are lucky to live near all the natural beauty the Chesapeake Bay has to offer, but where can you and your family go to enjoy it?  Anne Arundel County has 533 miles of shoreline but a limited number of  places for public access. Here are several places to rent or launch your own cartop craft: Jonas Green Park ADDRESS: 1997 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd. CITY: Annapolis STATUS: Existing DESCRIPTION: Paddle or pedal boat rental on-site. Fishing, picnic, restroom and parking available. Across from scenic USNA and downtown Annapolis on the Severn River. Homeport Farm...

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