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Virtual Lecture – A Restoration of Faith: William Paca’s Governorship, 1782-85

Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Location: Zoom Virtual Lecture

Time: 7:00 pm (EST)

William Paca served as Maryland’s third state governor as the Revolutionary War wound down, peace was restored, and the new state and nation struggled to find their footing in a reshaped world.  Glenn E. Campbell, retired Senior Historian of Historic Annapolis, explores how Governor Paca worked to inspire a renewal of confidence in government following years of wartime upheaval.

Registration required. Registration closes one half-hour prior to lecture.

Cost: $15 per household for General Admission; $10 per household for HA Members, Military, and HA Docents


Can’t watch the lecture live? The lecture will be recorded! All registrants will receive a link to the recording of the lecture to watch at their convenience for two weeks. Live closed captioning is available for all lectures.

This lecture will be offered virtually by Zoom. Upon registration, you will be sent the link for the video conference to join on the evening of the lecture. If you do not receive your confirmation email after you register, please check your Spam folder, or email Cara Garside at To learn more about Zoom and to download the app to your computer, visit the Zoom website.


About Our Presenter: Glenn E. Campbell earned degrees in History from the U.S. Naval Academy (B.S., 1986) and University of Maryland, College Park (M.A., 1994).  During his active-duty naval service, he tracked Soviet submarines in the North Atlantic, directed Naval Academy admissions programs for the Midwest region, and taught Western Civilization courses to Navy midshipmen.  Mr. Campbell first joined the staff of Historic Annapolis in 1997 and was named Senior Historian of the non-profit historic preservation and education organization in 2008.  In 2021, he received the Heritage Leadership Award from the Four Rivers Heritage Area. Since retiring from Historic Annapolis in 2022, Mr. Campbell has indulged his love for international travel while remaining engaged in public history as an independent scholar.


The information contained in the HA Virtual Lecture series represents the historical research, views and opinions of the lecture presenter and may not represent the views or opinions of Historic Annapolis, Inc. 

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