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Author:Hope Stewart

Dec 20 2022

A new educational toolbox highlighting 13,000 years of indigenous presence in Anne Arundel County The Lost Towns Project, Inc., in collaboration with archaeologists with the County's Cultural Resources Section, is proud to announce the launch of “Native American Archaeology in Anne Arundel County, Maryland: A Heritage Toolbox.” Designed for students, teachers, and the curious public, this virtual toolbox shares exciting local archaeological discoveries, along with images of artifacts from the County's vast archaeological holdings that have helped document and reveal the deep history of indigenous peoples in what is today known as...

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Nov 14 2022

This Fall, we are celebrating heritage throughout the Chesapeake Crossroads Heritage Area! Read on to see what is happening this week. Happy Thanksgiving! Click on the event title for more information. Mr. Paca’s Garden Storytime: “Thankful” Date: Tuesday, November 15Time: Program, 10 – 11 am; Garden Time, 11 – 11:30 amLocation: William Paca House and Garden, 186 Prince George Street, AnnapolisHost Organization: Historic Annapolis Join Historic Annapolis on select Tuesday mornings for storytime and fun activities in the William Paca Garden, a secret treasure in the Historic District of Annapolis. Each program is designed for...

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Nov 07 2022

This Fall, we are celebrating heritage throughout the Chesapeake Crossroads Heritage Area! Read on to see what is happening this week. Click on the event title for more information. Mr. Paca’s Garden Storytime: “Veterans: Heroes in our Neighborhood” Date: Tuesday, November 8Time: Program, 10 – 11 am; Garden Time, 11 – 11:30 amLocation: William Paca House and Garden, 186 Prince George Street, AnnapolisHost Organization: Historic Annapolis Join Historic Annapolis on select Tuesday mornings for storytime and fun activities in the William Paca Garden, a secret treasure in the Historic District of Annapolis. Each program is...

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Nov 03 2022

Official designation endorsed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), and the Middle Passage Ceremonies, and Port Markers Project. Annapolis, MD (November 1, 2022) - Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman and City of Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley today announced the designation of the City of Annapolis as a Middle Passage “Site of Memory” during a remembrance and celebration ceremony. The designation was endorsed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Middle Passage Ceremonies, and Port Markers Project.  We’re not done telling the history of our county, and we’re not done...

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Oct 31 2022

This Fall, we are celebrating heritage throughout the Chesapeake Crossroads Heritage Area! Read on to see what is happening this week. Click on the event title for more information. Annapolis Port Marker Installation Date: Tuesday, November 1Time: 11:00 am-1:00 pm Location: Susan Campbell Park, Annapolis City DockHost Organization: City of Annapolis The Annapolis Port Marker is on its way! Having met all mandatory approvals to include the Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) of the City of Annapolis Historic District, the UNESCO “Port Marker Project” is moving forward. In 2012 Middle Passage Ceremonies and Port Marker Project...

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Oct 24 2022

This Fall, we are celebrating heritage throughout the Chesapeake Crossroads Heritage Area! Read on to see what is happening this week. Click on the event title for more information. Mr. Paca’s Garden Storytime: “Mr. Pumpkin’s Tea Party” Date: Tuesday, October 25Time: Program, 10 – 11 am; Garden Time, 11 – 11:30 amLocation: William Paca House and Garden,186 Prince George Street, AnnapolisHost Organization: Historic Annapolis Join us on select Tuesday mornings for storytime and fun activities in the William Paca Garden, a secret treasure in the Historic District of Annapolis. Each program is designed for little ones (3-7...

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Oct 17 2022

This Fall, we are celebrating heritage throughout the Chesapeake Crossroads Heritage Area! Read on to see what is happening this week. Click on the event title for more information. Special Tour – Spirits of the Past: Disease, Death, and Mourning Date: Monday, October 17Time: 3:30-4:30 pmLocation: William Paca House and Garden,186 Prince George Street, AnnapolisHost Organization: Historic Annapolis During the month of October, join Historic Annapolis for this spirited seasonal tour of the William Paca House highlighting sickness, treatments, and mourning rituals of the past. You’ll be guided through the historic home on a special tour focusing...

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Oct 10 2022

This Fall, we are celebrating heritage throughout the Chesapeake Crossroads Heritage Area! Read on to see what is happening this week. Click on the event title for more information. Indigenous People’s Day Date: Monday, October 10Time: 4:00-5:00 pmLocation: Chesapeake Children’s Museum, 25 Silopanna Road, Annapolis Host Organization: Chesapeake Children’s Museum Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day with CCM! Honor the cultures and histories of the Native American people through crafts, cooking & stories. Ages 4+. Tickets are $10.00 per person. Mr. Paca’s Garden Storytime: “Lil’ Navy Sailor” Date: Tuesday, October 11Time: Program, 10 - 11 am; Garden Time,...

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Oct 03 2022

This Fall, we are celebrating heritage throughout the Chesapeake Crossroads Heritage Area! Read on to see what is happening this week. Click on the event title for more information. Virtual Lecture – Yorktown and the French Alliance Date: Tuesday, October 4Time: 7:00 pmLocation: Online Host Organization: Historic Annapolis The Siege of Yorktown in October 1781 was a decisive win for George Washington’s Continental Army. Yet it was also a triumph for the unlikely wartime alliance forged between patriot revolutionaries and the French King Louis XVI. University of Maryland historian Dr. Richard Bell explores...

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Sep 26 2022

Click on the event title for more information. September Sunsets Fall Concert Series: Loose Ties Date: Thursday, September 29Time: 6:00-8:00 pm Location: Annapolis Maritime Museum Park Campus 7300 Edgewood Road, AnnapolisHost Organization: Annapolis Maritime Museum The fun of the Annapolis Maritime Museum’s summer concert series will continue this fall at their Park Campus (located at 7300 Edgewood Rd in Annapolis). Join them on Thursdays in September from 6 to 8 p.m. for music by the Bay! Concerts are free; however, donations are gratefully accepted. Beer and wine are available for purchase. Beverage sales...

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