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Sep 26 2022

About: National Cryptologic Museum 8290 Colony Seven Road, Annapolis Junction museum.nsa.org (301) 688-5849 The National Cryptologic Museum is the National Security Agency’s gateway to the public and educates visitors about the role of cryptology in shaping America's history. Free, handicap-accessible ● Open year-round? Yes ● Handicap accessible? Yes ● Entrance fee? No  ...

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Jul 15 2022

About: Start your discovery of Annapolis with a self-guided or curated guided tour of the Museum of Historic Annapolis and explore the new exhibit, Annapolis: An American Story, which shares dramatic stories of Annapolis and its diverse people – revolutionaries, visionaries, and champions in our nation’s continuing quest for liberty and justice – who helped to shape our American story across more than 400 years. Address: 99 Main Street, Annapolis, MD 21401 Phone: 410-990-4754 Website URL: annapolis.org ● Open year-round? Yes ● Handicap accessible? Yes ● Entrance fee? Yes  ...

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Jan 31 2022

About: Hancock’s Resolution is a historic farmstead located on the north side of Bodkin Point near the mouth of the Patapsco River. It was originally established as a tobacco plantation in 1665, 31 years after the founding of the Maryland colony. After passing through several owners, the first Hancock acquired most of the farm’s land in 1733. In the mid-1700s, with the growth of Baltimore, the family switched from growing tobacco to farming fruit and vegetables. In the early 1800s the farm was more than 400 acres; the current property now...

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Sep 10 2021

About: The Rising Sun Inn has been a farmhouse, an Inn and Tavern, a Stagecoach stop, and at the crossroads of American History since 1753. Located at 1090 Generals Hwy, Crownsville, on the famed Washington Rochambeau Revolutionary Route, the Inn is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Rising Sun Inn is a monument to rural life in Anne Arundel County and Maryland in the 18th and 19th century and has been an active part of the community for nearly 270 years.     The Rising Sun Inn, built circa 1753 by Edward...

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Aug 24 2021

Park Amenities: Baseball Field (4) (Turner) Concession Stand (open seasonally) Multipurpose Fields (2) Paved Trail - 2 miles (estimate only) Picnic Pavilion Picnic Area Playground Restrooms (open seasonally and portable) Volleyball Court (3 - sand) Trails, Paved and Natural   Hours of Operation: Park is open from dawn to dusk   Cost of Entry: no fee   Website: https://www.aacounty.org/locations-and-directions/generals-highway-corridor-park Phone: 410-222-7317 Address: 1758 Crownsville Road, Annapolis, MD 21401  ...

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Aug 06 2021

About: South River Farms is a rustic and undeveloped park with old growth forests and hiking trails located on the scenic South River. A Port a Pot and small parking lot are available. A map and general information can be found on a bulletin board near the parking lot. Natural area includes the 2.5 mile loop Red Trail.   Hours of Operation: Park is open from dawn to dusk 7 days a week   Cost of Entry: Free   Website:  https://www.aacounty.org/locations-and-directions/south-river-farm-park Phone:  410-222-7317 Address: 3553 Loch Haven Drive, Edgewater, MD 21037  ...

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Jul 13 2021

About: On the National Register of Historic Places since 1984, Historic Linthicum Walks is a traditional, whitewashed farm house and grounds dating back to the 18th and 19th centuries. It sits in a picturesque park-like setting among a variety of mature trees and gardens with architecture representative of the rural Tidewater Maryland style of its time. A farm complex, it originally included a 19th century meat house, pre-1815 tobacco barn, a family cemetery and several outbuildings on its 200 acres of farmland.  The property is now owned by Anne Arundel County...

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Jul 12 2021

About: From telegraph and radio to radar and satellites, the National Electronics Museum offers visitors access to the electronic marvels that have helped to shape our country and our world.   Located within minutes of Baltimore’s BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport and the BWI Rail Station, the museum offers a wide variety of both static and interactive displays with holdings that focus on all aspects of electronics history. Download the Gallery Guide here: National Electronics Museum Gallery Guide Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 9am-4pm, Saturday 10am-2pm   Cost of Entry: $7 for adults; $5 for seniors, students, and active...

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Jul 01 2021

About: The Benson- Hammond House is the only remaining example of family farms that once thrived in the area. Docents will explain the history of the house and the people that lived and worked on the land. Exhibits and displays are regularly updated.   Hours of Operation: Open the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month from March through November. 11:00am until 3:00 PM. Also open for special events. Available for private tours.   Cost: $5.00 per adult tour, $1.00 children Website: www.aachs.org Phone: 410-768-9618 Address:  7101 Aviation Blvd Linthicum, MD 21090...

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Jul 01 2021

About: The Glendening Nature Preserve offers 4 miles of trails through 620 acres of diverse habitat.  Trails wander through meadows, pine barrens, sand barrens, upland forest, and streams and to the Patuxent River.  A boardwalk extends 460 ft through wetlands to Old Galloway Creek with a view of the Patuxent River. Some public outdoor education programs also occur at this property, mainly around the Plummer House area. The Plummer House, a farm house restored in 2007, is located off Plummer Lane and is used for meetings and public education. This location...

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