January 2013

Four Rivers Announces plans for Maryland Day Celebration 2013!

Maryland Day (March 25) is a state holiday commemorating the formal founding of the colony of Maryland, when the newly-arrived colonists erected a cross on St. Clements Island, offered prayers (perhaps by saying Mass), and took possession of this Countrey for our Saviour and for our soveraigne Lord the King of England. In 1916, the Maryland General Assembly authorized Maryland Day as a legal holiday devoted to Maryland history. For the sixth year in a row, Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town and South County is partnering...

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Four Rivers Announces Important Grant Opportunity

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Carol Benson (410) 222-1805 cell (410) 627-6018 Four Rivers Heritage Area Announces Grant Opportunity ANNAPOLIS, MD (January 24, 2013) Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town & South County announces an important upcoming grant opportunity. The fiscal year 2014 Maryland Heritage Areas Authority grant round is under way. 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 are heritage-related. Eligible applicants include nonprofit organizations and local jurisdictions within the...

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