Tag: George Washington

Rising Sun Inn: Witness to History

Rising Sun Inn: Witness to History

| October 21, 2017

Join the Friends of the Rising Sun Inn on Saturday, October 21st, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., at the historic Rising Sun Inn located at 1090 Generals Highway for the Rising Sun Inn: Witness to History with Dr. Robert Selig. Dr. Selig is the Project Historian to the National Park System, Washington Rochambeau Revolutionary Route, […]

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AACC graphic designer wins Emmy for video

AACC graphic designer wins Emmy for video

| August 8, 2015 | 1 Comment

Ben Pierce of Severna Park, a graphic designer at Anne Arundel Community College, won a regional Emmy award for his part in creating an animated video. Pierce, who joined AACC’s public relations and marketing office last year, worked on the concept and created the graphics for the video, “Financing a George Washington Education,” while working […]

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Treaty of Paris Center announces upcoming sessions

Treaty of Paris Center announces upcoming sessions

| July 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Treaty of Paris Center has announced upcoming sessions in August as well as their annual festival in September! August 1: “Congress in Annapolis” On Saturday, August 1, the Treaty of Paris Center at the Maryland Inn on Main Street in Annapolis presents “An Overview of What Congress Achieved in Annapolis, Nov. 26, 1783 – Aug. […]

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Treaty of Paris Center: July 4th special presentation

Treaty of Paris Center: July 4th special presentation

| July 2, 2015 | 2 Comments

On Saturday, July 4, the Treaty of Paris Center at the Maryland Inn on Main Street in Annapolis presents “After the Declaration of Independence: Congress on the Run,” featuring a lecture by Mark Croatti at 2:30pm in the Treaty of Paris Restaurant on Congress fleeing Philadelphia for Baltimore, including who was serving in Congress and […]

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Pride of Baltimore to escort Hermione into harbor

Pride of Baltimore to escort Hermione into harbor

| June 7, 2015 | 2 Comments

Pride of Baltimore II, America’s Star-Spangled Ambassador, will host an event of international proportions on Friday, June 19, 2015 as Pride makes rendezvous with the French-built Hermione, a replica of the Marquis de Lafayette’s 18th century ship. Captains of both vessels will meet near the Key Bridge as Pride escorts the Hermione to the Inner […]

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Treaty of Paris Center to discuss frigate Hermione this weekend

Treaty of Paris Center to discuss frigate Hermione this weekend

| June 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

This Saturday, the Treaty of Paris Center will feature a lecture at 2:30pm on the original French frigate Hermione to promote the visit to Annapolis from June 16-17 by the exact replica of the Hermione. The Treaty of Paris Center’s June 6 session will take place in the Maryland Inn’s Crown and Crab Room from 11:00am […]

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Chesapeake Conservancy needs votes for grant award

Chesapeake Conservancy needs votes for grant award

| March 16, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Chesapeake Conservancy is competing to win a grant from the BoatU.S. Foundation.  The grant process is now in the final stage, and it is left to the public to vote which organization will receive support from BoatU.S.  If Chesapeake Conservancy is awarded the grant, funds will be used to convert the Conservancy’s print publication, […]

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Treaty of Paris Center events this weekend

Treaty of Paris Center events this weekend

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The new Treaty of Paris Center’s next session will be on Saturday, March 7 from 11:00am – 3:30pm with a theme of “The Mount Vernon Compact Between Maryland and Virginia,” the first step toward the Constitutional Convention, featuring a lecture by noted historian and professor Dr. Russell J. Rockefeller in the Treaty of Paris Restaurant […]

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Treaty of Paris Center session scheduled for Saturday

Treaty of Paris Center session scheduled for Saturday

| February 2, 2015 | 1 Comment

The new Treaty of Paris Center at the Maryland Inn is a monthly open house that focuses on the important history that took place in Annapolis during the 1783-87 Treaty of Paris Period—the time between the end of the Revolutionary War and the Constitutional Convention—when Congress was here, Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe served as […]

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Hammond-Harwood House shifts staff around as they search for new Executive Director

Hammond-Harwood House shifts staff around as they search for new Executive Director

| January 24, 2015 | 1 Comment

The Hammond-Harwood House Museum in downtown Annapolis is announcing staff changes starting January of 2015. Their Executive Director, Carter Lively, has retired as of December 31, 2014.  Museum trustees have selected Rachel Lovett, Assistant Director/Curator to serve as Site Administrator while the search for Carter’s replacement is underway. Additionally museum trustees have hired Hammond-Harwood House […]

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Treaty of Paris Center makes debut on January 3rd

Treaty of Paris Center makes debut on January 3rd

| December 7, 2014 | 1 Comment

Annapolis has never had an interpretive center dedicated to the Treaty of Paris Period (1783-87), the time between the Revolution and the Constitution, when Annapolis hosted the unicameral Congress (including delegates Thomas Jefferson and James Monroe); when George Washington resigned from the Army; when arguably the most important document in American history—the Treaty of Paris—was […]

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Treaty of Paris Festival coming in September

Treaty of Paris Festival coming in September

| August 14, 2014 | 1 Comment

To learn more about how the Treaty of Paris changed this country forever and the role Annapolis played, check out the 2014 National Treaty of Paris Festival on Saturday, Sept. 6, focusing on the entire Treaty of Paris Period (1783-87), from France to Philadelphia, when there was neither a war going on nor a new Constitution […]

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24th Annual Annapolis Art Walk August 21

24th Annual Annapolis Art Walk August 21

| July 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Gallery Association is pleased to announce its 24th Annual Annapolis Art Walk to be held Thursday evening August 21st from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM.  The public is invited to join us in a festive evening enjoying the visual arts.  Over twenty galleries in downtown historic Annapolis are participating in this annual event, hosting new art […]

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Treaty of Paris Festival scheduled for September

Treaty of Paris Festival scheduled for September

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Community Foundation’s Center for the Study of the Treaty of Paris Period (1783-87) is proud to announce the first Treaty of Paris Festival in the long history of Annapolis, where the Treaty of Paris was ratified. The festival’s theme is “Re-Discovering the Treaty of Paris Period.” The festival will take place on Saturday, […]

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Historic Painting To Be Removed From State House Today

Historic Painting To Be Removed From State House Today

| November 4, 2013 | 1 Comment

One of the most important paintings in Maryland’s State-owned art collection, Washington Resigning His Commission, is being removed temporarily from the State House for extensive conservation treatment. The project is part of the ongoing restoration of the Old Senate Chamber, which is being overseen by the Maryland Department of General Services with assistance from the Maryland Historical Trust and […]

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23rd Annual Annapolis Art Walk

23rd Annual Annapolis Art Walk

| August 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Annapolis Gallery Association is pleased to announce its 23d Annual Annapolis Art Walk to be held Thursday evening August 15th from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM. The public is invited to join in a festive evening enjoying the visual arts. Over twenty galleries in downtown Annapolis are participating in this annual event, hosting new […]

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USNA’s 24th Company To March In Inaugural Parade

USNA’s 24th Company To March In Inaugural Parade

| January 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Eighty-seven members of the Naval Academy’s 24th Company will proudly march in the 57th Presidential Inaugural parade Monday, Jan. 21, in D.C. The event will be broadcasted nationwide. The 24th Company was chosen to participate in the parade due to their status as the Brigade’s Color Company. The Academy’s Color Company competition is a tradition that began in 1867 and […]

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