Tag: History

Sail Away” while learning the history of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

Sail Away” while learning the history of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

| September 25, 2017

The Maritime Republic of Eastport…Still Revolting After All These Years with Kevin Brooks Join Eastport Oyster Boy and Local Revolutionary Kevin “Brother Shucker” Brooks for an entertaining look at the upstart “Maritime Republic of Eastport”‘s interesting and down right fun history through the past four centuries. Historic forts, world class boat building centers, proud diversity, […]

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“Sail Away” while learning the history of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

“Sail Away” while learning the history of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

| September 18, 2017

Pirates of the Chesapeake with Heather Ersts. Pirates have plied the waters of the Chesapeake Bay for hundreds of years, and still do today. Hear tales of Black Beard, the town dubbed the “Nest of Pirates,” and today’s modern pirates as you sail along the same waterways they have sailed. Cruises depart from the Annapolis […]

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Sail Away” while learning the history of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind:

Sail Away” while learning the history of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind:

| September 11, 2017

History Cruise: Eating, Drinking and Making Merry in Colonial Annapolis with Diane Rey. Set sail with Anne Catharine Green, Annapolis’ 18th century Printer to the Province, a woman far ahead of her time; to discover the kinds of activities that helped make Annapolis the “Athens of America” during its golden age. Learn about early tavern […]

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Sail Away” while learning the history of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind:

Sail Away” while learning the history of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind:

| September 11, 2017

History Cruise: Eating, Drinking and Making Merry in Colonial Annapolis with Diane Rey. Set sail with Anne Catharine Green, Annapolis’ 18th century Printer to the Province, a woman far ahead of her time; to discover the kinds of activities that helped make Annapolis the “Athens of America” during its golden age. Learn about early tavern […]

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“Sail Away” while learning the history of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

“Sail Away” while learning the history of the Chesapeake Bay aboard the 74-foot Schooner Woodwind

| June 30, 2017

Environmental History of the Bay by Alice Christman How is the Bay? It’s a popular question to ask when you are cruising. But how has the Bay changed is also a good question. We’ll talk about the environmental history of the Bay, starting with what John Smith saw leading up to today. Hosted by the […]

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New Book Highlights Towns Of Chesapeake

New Book Highlights Towns Of Chesapeake

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cities and Towns of the Chesapeake, by William B. Cronin was recently released. The book pictorially tells of Maryland’s history as it unfolds along the waterways of the Chesapeake Bay, where European exploration, colonization, and commercial development of the Bay’s resources connected the cities, towns, and ports. Blockade running from three different wars brought national conflict […]

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Thanksgiving Essay Contest For Students

Thanksgiving Essay Contest For Students

| October 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

In honor of Thanksgiving, The Arc Central Chesapeake Region is hosting an essay contest celebrating diversity within our community. Students are asked to answer the following: Knowing people who have different abilities, ideas and cultures helps us to learn compassion, empathy, and grow as human beings. The first Thanksgiving in America brought together two groups […]

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“Land Of The Free” Celebrated In September

“Land Of The Free” Celebrated In September

| September 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

Several special events are coming up this fall in Maryland to honor the state’s history and those who served for freedom. In conjunction with the Office of Tourism’s Spotlight on “Land of the Free” this September, which will highlight the state’s deep ties to independence, these events – and others throughout the state, including the Eastern Shore — are the […]

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