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Jun 22 2021

We're excited to share this news from the Annapolis Maritime Museum. Keep an eye out for more announcements regarding the upcoming 4th of July weekend in Annapolis! (Scroll down for City info and Road Closures for Parades and Fireworks.) The Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park (AMM) with support from National Park Service (NPS)-Chesapeake Chapter and City of Annapolis will bring the Tall Ships to Annapolis City Dock from Friday, July 2-Monday, July 5, 2021 in celebration of the Fourth of July and grand re-opening of Annapolis. The ships will make a...

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Jun 21 2021

Join our partners for a variety of events this week. Now that school's out, there plenty to do with the children as well! Click on the event title for more information. Mr. Paca's Garden: Summer Storytime, "Shapes in the Garden" Date: Tuesday, June 22 Time: Program, 10 - 11 am; Garden Time, 11 - 11:30 am Location: William Paca House and Garden, 186 Prince George Street Host Organization: Historic Annapolis Join Historic Annapolis on six Tuesday mornings this summer for storytime and fun activities in the William Paca Garden, a secret treasure in...

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Jun 17 2021

Help our Department of Recreation and Parks plan for the future of Anne Arundel County's parks and natural spaces! Anne Arundel County is updating its Land Preservation Parks and Recreation Plan (LPPRP). The updated LPPRP will serve as a guide for land conservation and parks and recreation planning, park development, program improvements, and decision making. A series of “Town Hall” sessions will offer the Department of Recreation and Parks an opportunity to collect further and evaluate information to better serve the public. The planned listening sessions are the second step in the Department’s...

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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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