A Message From Our President: Something New to Preserve the Old
Earlier this month, City Dock experienced the third highest water level in the city’s history, reminding us of the fragility of Annapolis’s historic landscape and the importance of the City’s accelerated planning effort to protect it. Environmental resiliency is the key feature of this $90 million effort. A comprehensive planning strategy is critical so that… Continue reading A Message From Our President: Something New to Preserve the OldLearn More »
A Message from our President & CEO: What a Year!
As we advance towards 2024 with an infusion of energy and spirit, we look back at our many successes over the past several months. We secured reaccreditation from the American Alliance of Museums – the gold standard of museum excellence – granted to the top 3% of museums in the country. We also secured a… Continue reading A Message from our President & CEO: What a Year!Learn More »
Historic Annapolis’ Colonial Yuletide – Photos
Capital Gazette, , Jeffrey Bill
Historic Annapolis hosted its annual Colonial Yuletide event Saturday at William Paca House and Gardens and the Hogshead Tavern. Costumed interpreters explained 18th century holiday traditions to visitors and the musical ensemble Bedlam performed period music. Go to capitalgazette.com for the full gallery of photos of Colonial Yuletide and annapolis.org for Historic Annapolis’ December holiday events.Learn More »
Historic Annapolis Annual Meeting Recap, 2023
Historic Annapolis was pleased to celebrate a year of accomplishments with our donors, partners, members, and supporters at our recent Annual Meeting, held at the Governor Calvert House on November 16, 2023. In the fabulous historic setting, we were pleased to welcome keynote speaker Sara C. Bronin, Chair of the President’s Advisory Council on Historic… Continue reading Historic Annapolis Annual Meeting Recap, 2023Learn More »
Seawalls and a welcome center — did Annapolis get its flood plan right?
The Baltimore Banner, , Rick Hutzell
This full article can be found here. Annapolis unveiled its long-awaited design for a maritime welcome center Wednesday, part of an $88 million reimagining of City Dock to protect the historic city from rising seas and climate change. It now faces an ambitious timeline and uncertain public response. The City Dock design goes before three… Continue reading Seawalls and a welcome center — did Annapolis get its flood plan right?Learn More »
A Message from our President & CEO: What Is Historic Preservation?
“What is historic preservation?” my 14-year-old niece recently asked me. “What exactly does Historic Annapolis do?” Hmmm. How to answer what is seemingly an easy question. Do I launch into Preserve, Protect, Connect? Do I speak to the day-to-day care of state buildings that belong to all of us? Do I speak to the importance… Continue reading A Message from our President & CEO: What Is Historic Preservation?Learn More »
Connect With Karen – Thank You For Making An Impact!
Thank you so much for your engagement and generosity during the past year! With your help, we completed a fiscal year full of exceptional accomplishments and exceeded our fundraising goals for our 2022/2023 year. I am grateful for the support of wonderful donors and friends like you. Together, with your donations, memberships, and the financial… Continue reading Connect With Karen – Thank You For Making An Impact!Learn More »
In Memoriam – David P. Fogle
Last week, we lost a giant in the preservation field – David P. Fogle. A Princeton-trained architect with an advanced degree in planning, Mr. Fogle was widely respected for his long-standing contributions in the historic preservation field and as a stalwart champion of historic architecture, planning, and preservation. I knew of him long before I… Continue reading In Memoriam – David P. FogleLearn More »
A Message from our President & CEO: It’s the 4th of July
The Fourth of July is always a special day at Historic Annapolis. This year, for the sixteenth time, we’re hosting a Naturalization Ceremony conducted by officials from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services at the William Paca House and Garden. It’s especially fitting that we welcome new citizens into the American family at William Paca’s home… Continue reading A Message from our President & CEO: It’s the 4th of JulyLearn More »
A Message from our President & CEO: Commemorating Juneteenth
This weekend, Historic Annapolis is delighted to sponsor the third annual Annapolis Juneteenth Celebration, which commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. I hope you will join HA and the entire Annapolis community at the celebrations this weekend, whether you dance at the gala, march in the parade, participate in the festival (be… Continue reading A Message from our President & CEO: Commemorating JuneteenthLearn More »