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Apr 20 2023

Baldwin Hall

Baldwin Hall Historic Baldwin Hall, a one-story gable-front structure in the Italianate Carpenter Gothic style, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has been an active part of its local community since 1861. It is located on Old Generals Highway, a route traveled by General George Washington in 1783, on his way to Annapolis to resign his commission in the Continental Army (along which the Rising Sun Inn is also located). The building and its surrounding grounds have been restored for use as a community center.  Address: 1358 Millersville Rd,...

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National Cryptologic Museum
Sep 26 2022

National Cryptologic Museum

About: National Cryptologic Museum 8290 Colony Seven Road, Annapolis Junction (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 Monday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Closed Tuesday. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10AM to 4PM Wednesday. . . . . . . . . . 10AM to 7PM Thursday....

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Jul 15 2022

The Museum of Historic Annapolis

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: ● Open year-round? Yes ● Handicap accessible? Yes ● Entrance fee? Yes  ...

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Jan 31 2022

Hancock’s Resolution

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

Rising Sun Inn Historic Tavern and House Museum

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

Kinder Farm Park

About: Kinder Farm Park offers picnic tables and grills located throughout the park, two large outdoor pavilions available for rental, and a large playground and tot lot ideal for children of all ages. The park has a 2.8 mile paved perimeter trail and several miles of natural trails.  Kinder Farm Park developed an agricultural history program and working farm that shows past and present agricultural practices of Anne Arundel County. Farm animals at the park are owned and cared for by the Kinder Farm Park 4-H Livestock club and the Friends Farm...

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Jul 13 2021

Historic Linthicum Walks

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 01 2021

Benson-Hammond House

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: Admission to the museum is $7 for adults, $3 for those ages 6 to 15 and free to those 5 and...

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May 25 2021

Odenton Heritage Society

About: The mission of the Odenton Heritage Society is to preserve, promote and protect the history and traditions of Odenton, Maryland. Nestled between Annapolis, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. Odenton is a town filled with history dating back more than 150 years. The town grew out of the convergence of major and minor railroads that connected the three cities. This junction meant that Odenton was the place traveler’s changed trains to continue their journey. Odenton stands as a prime example of the role that railroads played in creating vibrant communities in the...

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Mar 20 2017

Hammond-Harwood House

The Hammond-Harwood House is a museum of 18th century architecture and art standing as a testament to the importance of preservation to the residents of Annapolis, and America....

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