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Whether you’re looking for the area’s most historic landmarks, stories about preservation efforts across the county, or inside scoops on the latest exhibits, our local bloggers are here to point you in the right direction. Every now and again, we come across a great story about this fantastic county and post it under the Spotlight section of Historian Annapolis to share with our readers. This curated content allows us to bring you a wider range of all things history-related in Annapolis & Anne Arundel County. If you’d like to be a guest blogger, or if you’d like us to share one of your blogs on Historian Annapolis, email us at adahlgard@symmetry.agency.

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5 Historic Sites in Annapolis to Visit this Spring

In 1649, an English community emerged on the land that now makes up Maryland’s capital. Puritans, seeking religious freedom, nestled into a spot on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay and called their new town Providence. A lot has happened in Annapolis since these settlers first arrived, but one of the most remarkable aspects about […]

March 26, 2018

Meet Robert Clark: President & CEO of Historic Annapolis

If you’ve ever been to Annapolis, you know of its bustling boutiques, waterfront views, and of course, its history. What you may not know is just how Annapolis has been able to preserve and maintain its historic charm since its establishment in the mid-1600s. One of the major reasons visitors still enjoy the city as […]

May 08, 2017

The Schooner America Visits Annapolis

Boasting the name of America’s Sailing Capital, Annapolis seems a fitting place for it’s latest visitor. An article published by The Capital Gazette titled Historic schooner moors in Annapolis, highlights the Schooner America – a replica of the ship that won the first America’s Cup. “This is one of the more impressive of the older boats and replicas that […]

September 13, 2016

Historic Annapolis Offers New Tour of William Paca House

Historic Annapolis has been giving tours of the William Paca House and Garden for decades, but this fall, visitors will have an opportunity to take a special behind the scenes tour, featuring areas and objects in the house that are normally off-limits. This new tour is a great opportunity for anyone who has already seen […]

September 12, 2016

Historic Annapolis Partners with Watermark this Halloween Season

Autumn is a time for cool weather, colorful leaves, and, of course, ghost stories. What better way to get ready for Halloween than by walking around historic Annapolis and learning about the many spooky spirits that roam the city? This October, Historic Annapolis and Watermark will partner to present Historic Hauntings, a 90-minute guided walking […]

August 18, 2016

Historic Annapolis Announces Smithsonian Affiliation

This article was first posted on Annapolis.org.  Historic Annapolis is proud to announce its new designation as a Smithsonian Affiliate. Founded in 1996, Smithsonian Affiliations creates partnerships between the Smithsonian Institution and cultural organizations and museums in order to facilitate educational collaborations, traveling exhibitions, and the loan of historical artifacts. The long-term of goal of […]

July 12, 2016