Revolutionary War General Baron de Kalb

People who saw Major General Johann de Kalb's heroic actions at the battle of Camden, South Carolina on August 16, 1780, never forgot it. A soldier who fought there wrote fifty -three years later that de Kalb was "…perhaps the bravest man that ever lived." De Kalb had fought fiercely on that fateful day, but he was finally felled by eleven wounds. His life ebbed slowly away, and he died three agonizing days after the battle. Accolades began almost immediately. British officers attended his funeral in respect for an honored...

Chesapeake Crossroads Nineteenth Annual Heritage Awards

Blue Heron Room at Quiet Waters Park 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd, Annapolis

Celebrate history, heritage and excellence as the Chesapeake Crossroads Heritage Area celebrates its Nineteenth Annual Heritage Awards! These awards recognize individuals, organizations, programs and achievements that contribute to our community by interpreting, promoting, preserving, researching and/or supporting our historical legacy. The event will be held on Thursday, November 10th at 5 p.m., in the Blue Heron Room at Quiet Waters Park. Tickets are $10 per person at Eventbrite or at the door. Light refreshments will be served. Please join us as we gather again to reconnect and celebrate this year’s...

Exhibit Opening Reception: The Radical Voice of Blackness Speaks of Resistance and Joy

Banneker-Douglass Museum 84 Franklin St, Annapolis

You are invited to join us as we celebrate the museum’s newest exhibit, The Radical Voice of Blackness Speaks of Resistance and Joy. In collaboration with world renowned curator,  Myrtis Bedolla, the Banneker-Douglass Museum will feature works by fifteen Black Maryland-based artists and portraits from BDM’s Fine Art collection. On this day attendees will enjoy art, music, light fare, the museum’s permanent exhibits and of course, each other!