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Silent Sky, a play by Lauren Gunderson

Silent Sky, a play by Lauren Gunderson

| February 03, 2019, 01:00 AM

A “Hidden Figures” for the early 1900s, Silent Sky is the true story of astronomer Henrietta Leavitt. At the Harvard Observatory, she isn’t allowed to touch a telescope or express an original idea. Instead, she joins a group of women “computers,” charting the stars for a renowned astronomer who has no time for the women’s […]

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Silent Sky, a play by Lauren Gunderson

Silent Sky, a play by Lauren Gunderson

| February 02, 2019, 01:00 AM

A “Hidden Figures” for the early 1900s, Silent Sky is the true story of astronomer Henrietta Leavitt. At the Harvard Observatory, she isn’t allowed to touch a telescope or express an original idea. Instead, she joins a group of women “computers,” charting the stars for a renowned astronomer who has no time for the women’s […]

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Silent Sky, a play by Lauren Gunderson

Silent Sky, a play by Lauren Gunderson

| February 01, 2019, 01:00 AM

A “Hidden Figures” for the early 1900s, Silent Sky is the true story of astronomer Henrietta Leavitt. At the Harvard Observatory, she isn’t allowed to touch a telescope or express an original idea. Instead, she joins a group of women “computers,” charting the stars for a renowned astronomer who has no time for the women’s […]

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Silent Sky, a play by Lauren Gunderson

Silent Sky, a play by Lauren Gunderson

| January 12, 2019, 01:00 AM

A “Hidden Figures” for the early 1900s, Silent Sky is the true story of astronomer Henrietta Leavitt. At the Harvard Observatory, she isn’t allowed to touch a telescope or express an original idea. Instead, she joins a group of women “computers,” charting the stars for a renowned astronomer who has no time for the women’s […]

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Historic Candlelight Ghost Tour

Historic Candlelight Ghost Tour

| October 20, 2018, 10:00 PM

Join us for the Rising Sun Inn’s Historic Candlelight Ghost Tour on October 20, 2018, at the Rising Sun Inn located at 1090 Generals Highway, Crownsville. Tours will be conducted between 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m., with the last tours starting at 9:00 p.m. The Rising Sun Inn, with a history spanning four centuries, has […]

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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 24, 2018, 09:30 PM

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 17, 2018, 09:30 PM

History Cruise: Steamboats and Ferries of the Bay, by Mechelle Kerns Steamboats and Ferries were once common on the Severn River. They transported people, agricultural produce, and the seafood bounty that made the Chesapeake famous. They also were part of the leisure travel industry that has brought tourist to our beautiful capital city on the […]

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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 10, 2018, 09:30 PM

History Cruise: 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 […]

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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 03, 2018, 09:30 PM

History Cruise: Tale of 2 Cities: by Janet Williman Since 1845, America’s sailing capital and our Navy intertwined to engage with interesting characters from all of over the world. Delight in nautical skyline views; while discovering amazing, amusing and sometimes surprising stories. For example, a connection with the movie, King Kong is revealed during our […]

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Decorative Arts Tour

Decorative Arts Tour

| August 08, 2018, 10:30 PM

Historic Annapolis is proud to possess a fine decorative arts collection. A traditional tour of the William Paca House offers peeks at some of these objects, but do you want to know more? Come learn about our John Shaw pieces, Faris silver, and other decorative elements that span the house. You may even discover hidden […]

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Frederick Douglass at Chautauqua!

Frederick Douglass at Chautauqua!

| July 15, 2018, 06:00 PM

Maryland Humanities brings Frederick Douglass back to life through its program, Chautauqua: Seeking Justice. Chautauqua celebrates its 24th season this summer. A living history performance by actor-scholar Bill Grimmette will be followed by a question and answer sessions, which will spark spirited conversation and provide educational family fun.

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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

| July 09, 2018, 10:30 PM

Tunes and Tales of the Golden Age of Annapolis by Tom Guay Tom’s fiddle playing takes you on a trip back in time to The Golden Age of Annapolis (1750-1783). Tom plays brings the life and times of Annapolis to life with stories of the social and musical events that enriched the lives of this […]

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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

| July 02, 2018, 10:30 PM

Before the Bay Bridge, History of the Chesapeake Bay Beach Resorts by Stephanie Sperling. From the mid-1800s through the 1950s, countless resorts and summer communities sprung up along the shores of the Chesapeake Bay. People from Washington D.C. and Baltimore flocked here using new transportation networks, like steamships, trains, and paved roads. Most resorts featured […]

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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 25, 2018, 10:30 PM

The Key to Annapolis History, by Jeff Holland. The Key to Annapolis history lies right there in the harbor. It can’t be found by looking port; and it can’t by looking starboard. It’s only when you drop the hook that the secret can be found when you anchor, you’ll discover that the bottom of the […]

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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 18, 2018, 10:30 PM

Legends and Lore of the Annapolis Waterfront by Dave Gendell Dave brings aboard and entertaining and compelling set of stories and insights around Annapolis history, the Naval Academy, the sailing scene, and the personalities that make Annapolis one of the world’s most unique waterfront communities. Cruise departs from the Annapolis Waterfront Hotel at 6:30pm and […]

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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 11, 2018, 10:30 PM

The Life of Frederick Douglas with William Ridgley. Frederick Douglass was described as a living counter-example that blacks we’re ignorant and unable to learn to read or write. Come learn how his everyday life was as a slave and how he was able to escape slavery. Born in Baltimore, raised in Annapolis, William grew up […]

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John Beakes and Washington’s Officers: Otho Holland Williams in the American Revolution

John Beakes and Washington’s Officers: Otho Holland Williams in the American Revolution

| May 19, 2018, 02:00 PM

The Rising Sun Inn Spring Author Series presents John Beakes and Washington’s Officers. Join us on Saturday, May 19, 2018, at the Rising Sun Inn in Crownsville, Maryland, for John’s presentation on Otho Holland Williams in the American Revolution. Admission for Friends of the Rising Sun Inn members is $12.00 and $15.00 for non-members. John’s […]

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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:

| May 14, 2018, 10:30 PM

Enjoy a historically guided 2 hour sunset sailing cruise with one of our local historians. Cruises depart from the Annapolis Waterfront Hotel at 6:30pm and return at 8:30pm. Tickets are $46/adult, $29/child under 12 yrs. and include a soft drink and snack. Beer and wine are available for purchase. www.schoonerwoodwind.com 410-263-7837

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Shore Party

Shore Party

| May 12, 2018, 02:00 PM

Join living history sailors to try your hand at rope making and seamanship, learn how sailors lived day to day, and experience the art and science of navigation. Free costume rentals are available to children.

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John Beakes and Washington’s Officers: “Light HOrse Harry” Lee in the War for Independence

John Beakes and Washington’s Officers: “Light HOrse Harry” Lee in the War for Independence

| April 21, 2018, 02:00 PM

The Rising Sun Inn Spring Author Series presents John Beakes and Washington’s Officers. Join us on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at the Rising Sun Inn in Crownsville, Maryland, for John’s presentation on “Light Horse Harry” Lee in the War for Independence. Admission for Friends of the Rising Sun Inn members is $12.00 and $15.00 for […]

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Rising Sun Inn Spring Author Series: John Beakes and Washington’s Officers

Rising Sun Inn Spring Author Series: John Beakes and Washington’s Officers

| April 07, 2018, 02:00 PM

The Rising Sun Inn Spring Author Series presents John Beakes and Washington’s Officers. John’s lifelong passion for military history was the driving force to tell the largely untold story of George Washington’s success in building a team of outstanding military leaders from the young clerks, shopkeepers, farmers, and sons of the landed gentry who fought […]

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Entertaining the Troops: The USO in World War II

Entertaining the Troops: The USO in World War II

| February 11, 2018, 07:00 PM

Join the Friends of the Rising Sun Inn on February 11, 2018, at the historic Rising Sun Inn located at 1090 Generals Highway, Crownsville, Maryland, for a special educational program, Entertaining the Troops: The USO in World War II. Historical interpreter Vincent”Spam” Turner and son, Vince “Bubba” Turner, share the history of World War II […]

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