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Aug 16 2018

The West Annapolis Heritage Partnership has created a variety of small publications to help you better understand the unique history of their neighborhood. Several of these are now available for download. Each of the following is a multi-page PDF. We hope you enjoy reading these local history gems! An Interesting Career: The Life and Work of Luther Giddings Street Signs to History: The Story of the West Annapolis and Wardour Street Names Meet The Oaks and Their Neighbors: A Natural History Walk Along Annapolis Street...

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Apr 25 2018

Documentary Story-Quilter Joan Gaither, whose work has been shown in numerous museums across Maryland and nationally, is offering two Hands-On Workshops this spring on how to get started with Documentary Story-Quilting. The workshops include a short PPT presentation, a workshop session and materials. Read more about Joan in this article from the February 15th issue of Bay Weekly. According to article author Prue Hoppin: "No experience required is the message at Gaither’s quilt-making workshops. People come with words, photographs and mementos. She brings ink jet printers, scissors, markers, boxes of embellishments and...

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Feb 20 2018

The Kunta Kinte – Alex Haley Foundation announces the creation and debut of the documentary film, "Bates, Center of Excellence: Memories of Bates' Teachers." This documentary was created by the Foundation as part of its ongoing effort to promote legacy endeavors in the city of Annapolis and throughout Anne Arundel County, Maryland. The documentary is based on the reflections and recounting of memories from interviews of 15 former teachers of Bates High School. It tells the story of Bates from the prospective of educators who had firsthand experiences in teaching at...

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Jan 25 2018

MHAA Grant recipient "The Lost Towns Project" is honored to have local historian Janice Hayes-Williams give the keynote address for a Civil Rights public meeting this Saturday, January 27 from 12:00-2:00 pm at Bates Legacy Center, 1101 Smithville Street in Annapolis.  ...

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Nov 28 2017

THREE GREAT REASONS TO GIVE TO FOUR RIVERS ON GIVING TUESDAY: WE KEEP YOU INFORMED -- SIGN UP FOR OUR WEEKLY E-NEWSLETTER! WE FUND IMPORTANT PROJECTS AT YOUR FAVORITE HERITAGE SITE! (FOR EXAMPLE, OUR ANNUAL MINI-GRANT PROGRAM! SEE OUR LATEST LIST OF FUNDED PROJECTS) WE ARE LOOKING TO THE FUTURE WITH INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS TO ATTRACT NEW AUDIENCES -- WATCH THIS SPACE AND READ OUR E-NEWSLETTER WEEKLY FOR UPCOMING WORKSHOPS, EVENTS, AND MORE! GO TO OUR "SUPPORT" PAGE...

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Aug 29 2017

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Four Rivers Heritage Area is please to announce the availability of our Fall FY18 Mini-Grants! Applications in the new grant cycle are due by October 6 and funding decisions will be announced by November 1, 2017. The application is available on our website, here. Click on the Mini-Grants tab. These Mini-Grants are available for new heritage and preservation-related programs, activities, products, and events. We encourage Mini-Grant proposals that include collaborative partnerships and enhanced heritage tourism, preservation, and/or the stewardship of historical, cultural, and natural resources. Non-profit organizations and...

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