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Whitehall Historic House Tours

Tours are now available on the following Sunday's: July 12th, August 9th, and September 13th. These tours run every half hour, the first being at 1pm and the final being at 4:30pm. To register, please click on the desired date below:

Sunday, August 9th All tours are currently sold out
Sunday, September 13th

Upcoming Events

The second annual Blazers. Bourbon. Cigars will be held on September 24th, 2015 at the Historic William Paca House & Garden.
Both longtime residents and newcomers will come together to enjoy a fun filled evening with blazers, bourbon and cigars. This event was established to provide a premier Gentlemen’s only evening in Annapolis with wonderful food, drinks, cigars and clothiers, from both local and afar.This will be a gathering of the “who’s who” in Annapolis, including local residents, as well as those traveling from surrounding areas such as Washington, Baltimore, and the Eastern Shore. To register:
Host Committee (full benefits listed here)
VIP Admission
General Admission ($75 full price after 8/15)

Teacher's Workshop
Explore Chesapeake slave history & culture through this hand-on
workshop designed to enhance storytelling techniques for K-12 educators! Leave with a Bag of Resources to return to school with! This free workshop features storyteller Dylan Pritchett.

Thursday, July 30 | Two sessions available
9am-12pm Elementary & Middle Educators & 2-5pm High School Educators
James Brice House | 42 East Street, Annapolis
To register, please email Lisa Robbins, VP of Education and Interpretation: lisa.robbins@annapolis.org

Follow the Fleet

“Follow the Fleet” is a new website developed by Historic Annapolis to tell the story of war and peace in the Chesapeake Bay region from April 1814 to April 1815. It gives special attention to Maryland, its capital city, and a few people, both famous and ordinary, whose lives were changed by the events of that year. One of the individuals highlighted in “Follow the Fleet” is William ‘Rolla’ Ross, a 14-year-old fugitive slave whose exciting story is also featured in the Historic Annapolis exhibit Freedom Bound: Runaways of the Chesapeake. Just as Annapolitans anxiously followed the movements of the British fleet as its ships prowled the waters of the Chesapeake Bay and its tributary rivers 200 years ago, visitors to “Follow the Fleet” can track the dramatic military action that occurred all around the region during the final months of the War of 1812.

To visit the website, please visit www.followthefleet.org

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Games in the Garden Family Program
Saturday, September 19, 2015 - Come learn many different lawn, card and board games from the 18th century! Costumed living historians will help engage visitors of all ages.... More

Blazers Bourbon Cigars
Thursday, September 24, 2015 - The second annual Blazers. Bourbon. Cigars will be held on September 24th, 2015 at the Historic William Paca House & Garden.
Both longtime residents and newcomers will com... More

Annapolis by Candlelight
Friday, November 06, 2015 - On November 6th and 7th, let historic Annapolis introduce you to some of the city's finest architecture in this annual walking tour of private homes.... More

A Taste of History: Colonial Foods
Saturday, November 21, 2015 - Come explore the tastes and smells of colonial foods through colonial ingredients and recipes. The program includes a make and take activity that will bring colonial foods to ... More

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