Hands-On History Day: The Civil Rights Movement

Museum of Historic Annapolis 99 Main Street, Annapolis

Visit the Museum of Historic Annapolis on the second Sunday of every month for Hands-On History Days. Drop in any time between 10 am and 2 pm for special family activities - a new theme each month means you and your family will want to visit again and again! Activities are included with Museum admission, which is 1/2 price on second Sundays. In January, join us to learn about the Civil Rights Movement. Explore the Museum and interact with community members who participated in protests during the Civil Rights Movement in Washington D.C. and Annapolis...

Odenton Heritage Society Open House

Odenton Heritage Society Historical Center 1367 Odenton Road, Odenton

On Sunday, January 8, 2023 the Odenton Heritage Society will open a display spotlighting the failed Baltimore and Drum Point Railroad.  A plan to build a railroad through Anne Arundel County to southern Calvert County captivated industrialists from the 1860s to the 1920s. The railroad was never completed, but organizers repeatedly tried to finance and build a line that would funnel freight to a new port near Solomons.  Enjoy photographs of still-existing right-of-way that workers graded near Severn Run and Gambrills in the 1880s.  Learn about audacious plans to rival...