Jun 11 2019

Here in the Four Rivers Heritage Area, we are lucky to live near all the natural beauty the Chesapeake Bay has to offer, but where can you and your family go to enjoy it?  Anne Arundel County has 533 miles of shoreline but a limited number of  places for public access. Here are several places to rent or launch your own cartop craft: Jonas Green Park ADDRESS: 1997 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd. CITY: Annapolis STATUS: Existing DESCRIPTION: Paddle or pedal boat rental on-site. Fishing, picnic, restroom and parking available. Across from scenic USNA and downtown Annapolis on the Severn River. Homeport Farm...

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Apr 25 2019

Visitors to Annapolis and Anne Arundel County seeking the latest information about local history and heritage attractions, take note! Four Rivers Heritage Area has updated its visitor brochure, with addresses, hours, websites, and a map. Download the brochure here: Four Rivers Brochure for download. Brochures are available at the Visit Annapolis Visitors Center, 26 West Street, and at the heritage attractions, or request your copy by mail by contacting our office at [email protected] Of course, if you prefer digital information, click here to further explore the website:

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Apr 12 2019

Four Rivers is pleased to share the announcement from Anne Arundel County Trust for Preservation (ACT) that on June 8, they will host a half-day symposium about cemeteries in the heritage area, in cooperation with Anne Arundel County’s Cultural Resources Division, and funded in part by a Mini-Grant from Four Rivers. Entitled "Resurrecting Histories: Cemeteries of the Four Rivers Heritage Area," the program consists of presentations and interactive discussions exploring the history, genealogy, and care of the more than 500 historic cemeteries in Anne Arundel County, focusing primarily on cemeteries located in...

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Jan 22 2019

On Thursday, January 17, Four Rivers presented a workshop entitled, "Improving the Visitor Experience for Visitors with Physical Disabilities," which took place at the Annapolis Maritime Museum in Eastport. The speakers at the workshop included Marian Vessels, former Director of the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center; Caleb Berkemeier, Training Specialist at the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center; and Meredith Peruzzi, Manager and Curator at the Gallaudet University Museum. The speakers shared a number of resources that will be useful to the staff at local heritage museums and attractions. They include: Website of the Mid-Atlantic ADA center:...

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Nov 26 2018

Four Rivers Education Committee Presents: Improving the Visitor Experience for Visitors with Physical Disabilities. This training will provide knowledge and understanding about the experiences of people with physical disabilities, including tips on how museum professionals can enhance the visitor experience at their sites for all patrons...

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