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Nov 24 2009

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town & South County announces this year’s guidelines, criteria, and deadlines for its popular Mini-Grant program. Made possible for the seventh year through financial support from Anne Arundel County, the City of Annapolis, and the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, Four Rivers Mini-Grants assist local heritage-related non-profit organizations in developing new heritage and preservation-related programs, activities, products, and events. Mini-Grant awards of up to $2,500 are available for projects within the heritage area that incorporate regional historic, cultural, and natural resources,...

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Nov 06 2009

Annapolis, MD – Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town & South County is pleased to announce this year’s annual heritage award winners. Four Rivers Heritage Awards recognize individuals, organizations, programs and products that contribute significantly to the community by interpreting, promoting, preserving, researching and/or supporting our historical legacy. Four Rivers congratulates this year’s heritage award winners in the following categories: Heritage Professional: Scotti Preston, Historic Annapolis Foundation Living History performer and educator Heritage Professional: Dr. John Kille, Lost Towns Project, Londontown Foundation and Anne Arundel County Trust for Preservation Legacy Award: Dr. Joan M. E. Gaither, Documentary Story...

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Aug 29 2009

Annapolis, MD – Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town & South County seeks nominations for its sixth 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. Awards are made in several different categories, including Heritage Tourism Product, New Initiatives, Heritage Partnership, Heritage Professional, and Public/Private Initiatives. The heritage area encourages nominations for green or environmentally friendly heritage-related products and tours, as well as nominations that include the use of...

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Aug 24 2009

ANNAPOLIS, MD – Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town & South County announces this year’s guidelines, criteria, and deadlines for its popular Mini-Grant program. Made possible for the seventh year through financial support from Anne Arundel County, the City of Annapolis, and the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, Four Rivers Mini-Grants assist local heritage-related non-profit organizations in developing new heritage and preservation-related programs, activities, products, and events. Mini-Grant awards of up to $2,500 are available for projects within the heritage area that incorporate regional historic, cultural, and natural resources,...

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Jul 14 2009

Annapolis, MD – Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town & South County is pleased to announce grant awards from the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) for four major heritage projects in Annapolis and southern Anne Arundel County. Project grant funds of $214,450 will support development of regional heritage-related projects totaling more than $859,000. All grants are fully matched at the local level, leveraging non-state funding to develop new projects, products, and activities consistent with the city-, county- and state-approved heritage area Management Plan. In addition to the four...

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Feb 11 2009

On Sunday, March 29, 2009 from noon to 5:00 p.m. you can rediscover Maryland history in your own backyard with family and friends in the Four Rivers Heritage Area, with this free, fun-filled festival highlighting our region s unique heritage. Local cultural and heritage sites will open their doors to offer special FREE activities and tours for the whole family. We welcome you to stroll through downtown Annapolis or take a drive to Historic London Town and beautiful South County for exciting and educational tours, costumed re-enactors, art exhibits, plenty...

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Feb 02 2009

Annapolis, MD – Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town & South County announces guidelines, criteria, and deadlines for FY2010 Maryland Heritage Areas Authority grants. The fiscal year 2010 Maryland Heritage Areas Authority grant round is under way, with some changes and additions to this year’s guidelines and criteria. Capital and non-capital Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) matching project grants of up to $100,000 are available through Four Rivers for projects that include historical, cultural and natural resources and have a heritage tourism component. Eligible applicants include nonprofit organizations...

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Dec 10 2008

Annapolis, MD – Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town & South County is pleased to announce eight new mini-grant awards to local heritage-related nonprofit organizations. This matching mini-grants program, made possible for the sixth year through financial support from the City of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, and the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, leverages other funding to assist local heritage related non-profit organizations create new programs, activities and events that build upon interpretive themes in the state, county and city-approved heritage area Management Plan, foster collaborative partnerships, and...

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Nov 13 2008

Annapolis, MD – Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town & South County is pleased to announce this year’s annual heritage award winners. Four Rivers Heritage Awards recognize individuals, organizations, programs and products that contribute significantly to the community by interpreting, promoting, preserving, researching and/or supporting our historical legacy. Four Rivers congratulates this year’s heritage award winners in the following categories: Heritage Tourism Product: “Paddle Through History” Kayak Tour of the Rhode River (partnership with Smithsonian Environmental Research Center) and “Paddle Through History” Kayak Tour of Back Creek and Spa...

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