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Virtual Lecture – William Paca: A Survey of his Personal and Political Lives

Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Location: Zoom Virtual Lecture

Time: 7:00 pm (EST)

William Paca is remembered as one of the four Maryland patriots who signed the Declaration of Independence, but that historic moment in 1776 is best understood in the broader context of his personal and political lives.  Glenn E. Campbell, retired Senior Historian of Historic Annapolis, outlines the basic contours of Paca’s life and highlights his public service through three revolutionary decades.

Registration required.

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 grew up in New Jersey and 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.  He has presented numerous lectures on local history topics and received the 2020 Heritage Leadership Award from the Four Rivers Heritage Area. 


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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