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Sep 21 2015

Mark your calendar now for Four Rivers’ upcoming MANDATORY Mini-Grant Workshop, which will be held this Wednesday, September 23, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. The workshop is FREE, please call 410-222-1805 to reserve your space! The workshop is MANDATORY for all prospective Fall 2015 Mini-Grant Applicants. Please note that the Application & Guidelines have been revised from previous years. A digital version of the application (including scanned copies of backup information) are due VIA E-MAIL by October 9, 2015. The original, with signatures, MUST be dropped off or mailed to our office and...

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Aug 28 2015

Annapolis, MD – Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town & South County seeks nominations for its twelth 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. In 2015, awards are planned in nine different categories, including Heritage Tourism Product Award, Heritage Volunteer Award, Heritage Partnership Award, Heritage Professional of the Year, Heritage Interpreter of the Year, and Public/Private Initiative Award. Other categories include the Sponsor of the Year Award, the...

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Jul 14 2015

The Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) today announced 52 matching grants totaling more than $2.6 million to Maryland non-profits, local jurisdictions, and other heritage tourism organizations including museums, historic preservation, natural resources, cultural and educational organizations for projects involving historic preservation, natural resource protection, and educational programs in 13 designated Heritage Areas. These grant funds support heritage tourism projects and activities that expand economic development and tourism-related job creation in 21 counties and the city of Baltimore. Grants to projects in Annapolis, London Town and South County (Four Rivers) Heritage Area,...

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May 14 2015

Annapolis, MD — The Four Rivers Heritage Area congratulates Al Luckenbach, who will receive the Tyler Gearhart Award for Professional Excellence from Preservation Maryland on May 21, 2015 at their annual awards ceremony to be held in Baltimore. Dr. Al Luckenbach, who recently retired in 2014, was Anne Arundel County’s first county Archaeologist, serving 26 years and Founder and Director of the Lost Towns Project. He holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Kentucky. Al has been published widely in such journals as Science and American Antiquity.  He is...

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May 07 2015

Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town & South County announces six new mini-grant awards to local heritage-related nonprofit organizations as part of our spring mini-grant opportunity. The grants totaled $11,700 for projects totaling $56,843, making the combined total for FY2015 mini-grants awarded (both fall and spring) to $21,055, for total projects of more than $83,000. This matching mini-grants program, made possible for the twelfth year through financial support from the City of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, and the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, leverages other funding to assist...

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Feb 27 2015

Four Rivers Heritage Area is proud to release a full listing of activities planned for the eighth annual Maryland Day Celebration Weekend.Visit our event website, www.marylandday.org, for more details, downloads, and all the business specials planned for the event. Download the Full Press Release here: Full Maryland Day 2015 Press Release 2-27-15....

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Jan 15 2015

For Immediate Release: January 15, 2015 Contact: Carol Benson, Executive Director 410.222.1805 Four Rivers Heritage Area Sponsors 8th Annual Maryland Day Celebration at Annapolis and Southern Anne Arundel County Heritage Sites “YOUR MARYLAND, YOUR HISTORY, YOUR DAY!” MARYLAND DAY CELEBRATION 2015! For the eighth year in a row, Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town and South County is partnering with regional heritage organizations and businesses to showcase the area’s historical, cultural and natural heritage for visitors and residents of all ages. Events and activities will take place throughout the Maryland Day Celebration...

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Nov 19 2014

November 18, 2014 — (Annapolis) Four Rivers Heritage Area announces the debut of a new video about Land Conservation and Stewardship, entitled, “Our Stories: Land Conservation Successes in Anne Arundel County.” The video grew out of a stewardship initiative of the Four Rivers Heritage Area entitled, “What’s Your View?” and was funded in part by a grant from the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority. The videography team was DMH Video Productions, Darren Heater and Brittany Mercer, and was shot on location at various private properties in Anne Arundel County, with landowners who have...

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Nov 18 2014

Plan to Attend the Annual Four Rivers Heritage Awards and 15th Birthday Party! We’ll be celebrating our milestone with a birthday party atmosphere at our Annual Heritage Awards event. Please join us!    When: Thursday, November 10 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Where: Blue Heron Room at Quiet Waters Park, Annapolis Cost: $15 per person. Use this link to get your ticket today from Eventbrite, or use this form to send a check! Please RSVP by November 7 (NEW DATE!) via email to [email protected], or call our office at 410-222-1805.  ...

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