August 2018

Awards 2018
Aug 28 2018

Call for Nominations for Fifteenth Annual Heritage Awards

Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town & South County seeks nominations for its Fifteenth 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....

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West Annapolis Heritage Partnership Shares Heritage Publications

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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Opinion: Truth or Consequences? Is it Our Role To Create Critical Thinkers?

Four Rivers has invited the new Interim Assistant Director to write on heritage-related topics she is passionate about. Thank you, Lisa! By Lisa Robbins Have you ever read an article that seems to solidify or condense many of your thoughts in an eloquent yet thought-provoking way? This happened recently as I was reading “Truth or Consequences,”an article by Tim Grove in the Spring 2018 issue of History News (The Magazine of the American Association for State and Local History [AASLH]). I have worked in museum education for over 15 years and am...

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Deadline Extended — Area Organizations Form Partnership Supporting Student Competition About Frederick Douglass

DEADLINE EXTENDED! New deadline for student submissions to the competition is October 6! This year celebrates the bicentennial of Frederick Douglass' birth, and celebrations continue around the state and the nation. As part of the planning efforts, the Northern Arundel Cultural Preservation Society (NACPS) took the lead in organizing partners and sponsors for a county-wide "Anne Arundel Creative Arts Competition Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Frederick Douglass," also known as the FD200 Creative Arts Competition. The NEW deadline for student submissions is October 6, 2018. Here are the Guidelines: Read about Frederick Douglass....

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