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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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Nov 12 2014

Four Rivers Heritage Area Awards Honor Excellence: Ceremony Recognizes Community Leaders, Outstanding Projects November 6, 2014 — (Annapolis) Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town and South County, held its Eleventh Annual Heritage Awards on Thursday, November 6, 2014, 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. Heritage Tourism Product Award: This award recognizes an outstanding heritage tourism product created in the past year. Eligible products include exhibits,...

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Sep 26 2014

This is the BEST time of year to visit our area! October is for Heritage! Download our October events flyer here:  October is for Heritage! Visit our Events calendar page for more details, and plan your trip at www.visitannapolis.org!...

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Aug 15 2014

We are happy to report that our new Heritage Programs Coordinator, Christina Csaszar (pictured left), is hard at work on a series of blogposts of her heritage explorations around town and to South County! She has a fresh perspective on our activities and is very passionate about preservation and history! Read her posts on our Blog page, at https://fourriversheri.wpengine.com/blog/. Enjoy!...

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Jan 06 2014

Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town & South County announces guidelines and criteria for the Spring 2014 Mini-Grants Program. Made possible for the eleventh 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. (IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a continuation of the FY2014 mini-grants program, and organizations that received a Fall 2014 mini-grant are not eligible to apply.) FY14 Mini-Grants Program Guidelines:  Stated...

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Dec 18 2013

December 19, 2013: Four Rivers is pleased to share with potential grant applicants that there are a variety of new resources to help you prepare your applications. Four Rivers staff are directly involved in two spring grant opportunities: 1. Spring FY2014 Mini-Grant Opportunity: The grant criteria and application will be available for download after the new year. The deadline will be Friday, February 14, 2014. Visit our Mini-grant page for more information. 2. MHAA FY2015 Grant Opportunity: The application will utilize NEW online grant software this year for all phases of the application,...

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Nov 22 2013

Four Rivers Heritage Area congratulates our Coordinating Council member, Alma Cropper, who received a Governor’s Service “Special Honorees” Award this year. Alma H. Cropper has volunteered with the Wiley H. Bates Legacy Center since 2008. She currently serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors and the Operations Officer for the Center. As an active volunteer, Alma spends more than 20 hours each week operating the Bates Legacy Center, and her efforts to extend outreach services have helped to increase the average of 20 visitors weekly in 2008 to a current average of...

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Jun 18 2012

ANNAPOLIS, MD (July 18, 2012) – The Maryland Department of Planning has announced that six  matching grants totaling $247,000 were awarded to heritage organizations within Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town & South County, one of Maryland’s twelve certified heritage areas, by the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) at its annual grants meeting last Thursday. These grant funds support heritage tourism projects and activities that expand economic development and tourism-related job creation throughout the state. MHAA matching grant-funded projects in the Four Rivers Heritage Area in FY2013: Project Title:...

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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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