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Historic Buildings & Sites
- William Paca House & Garden
The William Paca House & Garden is a National Historic Landmark, restored by Historic Annapolis Foundation to its colonial-era splendor.
- Other Historic Annapolis Foundation Sites
Stop by the other historic properties restored and maintained by Historic Annapolis Foundation—all within a block of the City Dock area.
- Annapolis Maritime Museum
Nonprofit organization promoting maritime heritage and preservation.
- Banneker-Douglass Museum
84 Franklin Street. In former Mt. Moriah A.M.E. Church, the first church in the county formed by African-Americans (in 1799); building erected in 1876. Open most days.
- Charles Carroll House
107 Duke of Gloucester Street. Originally built in 1670. Home of one of Annapolis's earliest families, including one of four Maryland signers of the Declaration of Independence. Open limited hours.
- Chase-Lloyd House
22 Maryland Avenue. Georgian mansion built during Annapolis's Golden Age for a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Open limited hours.
- First Presbyterian Church
144 Conduit Street. Congregation formally organized in 1846; church building dedicated in 1847.
- Hammond-Harwood House
19 Maryland Avenue. Fine classic dwelling built during Annapolis's Golden Age.Open most days for tours.
- Maryland State House
State Circle. The oldest state house still in legislative use. Guided tours daily.
- Peggy Stewart House
207 Hanover Street. Eighteenth-century Georgian residence occupied by Thomas Stone, signer of the Declaration of Independence.
- St. Anne's Episcopal Church
Church Circle. Congregation organized in late 17th century; present church completed in 1859.
- St. John's College
Liberal arts college founded in Annapolis in 1696; known for its "great books" curriculum.
- St. Margaret's Episcopal Church
1601 Pleasant Plains Road. Parish founded in 1692; present church completed in 1895.
- United States Naval Academy
Established in Annapolis in 1845; now a 338-acre complex with visitors center, museum, walking tours. National Historic Landmark.
Cultural Organizations & Museums
- WNAV 1430 AM
CBS affiliate; the only area station with a full-time local news staff. Listen for Historic Annapolis Foundation's spot every Tuesday morning at 8:35!
Historic Societies & Organizations
Archaeology & Anthropology