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Historic Annapolis, Inc.

James Brice House, Annapolis, MD 21401
(410) 267-7619
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About Historic Annapolis, Inc.

Since 1952, the non-profit Historic Annapolis has preserved the distinctive character of Maryland's capital city through public advocacy and guidelines, purchase and renovation, original research, and educational programs. Historic Annapolis manages historic properties including the Historic Annapolis Museum and Store, at the St. Clair Wright Center, William Paca House and Garden, Shiplap House, Waterfront Warehouse, and Hogshead. Historic Annapolis works to protect and promote Annapolis as a viable, living city that celebrates its heritage.

We further that heritage by . . .
 Preserving Annapolis’ architectural legacy. Researching and interpreting the city’s history. Helping people step into, enjoy, and learn from the past. Learn more about the foundation and our tours and attractions.

Annapolis by Candlelight
Various Downtown Annapolis Homes

Annapolis by Candlelight

November 2, 2018

A crisp autumn evening is the perfect time to walk through one of the historic neighborhoods of Annapolis. The experience is even better when the doors to some of the homes are open and you are invited inside. Each year in early November, Historic Annapolis showcases privately-owned historic houses on its popular Annapolis by Candlelight tour. Visitors see how 21st-century Annapolitans care for and live in buildings built in the 20th, 19th, or 18th century. Each house is a reminder of the rich architectural and cultural heritage of Maryland’s capital city and aesthetic benefits of effective historic preservation. Cost: General Admission: $35/$40 beginning October 29 - Historic Annapolis Members: $30/$40 beginning October 29  Tickets may be purchased in the following ways:•Online using the register button above•Over the phone by calling 410.267.7619•At the Historic Annapolis Museum Store located at 99 Main Street•Or in person the evenings of the tour at Will Call

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day
Historic Annapolis, Inc.

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

September 22, 2018

Museum Day is an annual celebration of boundless curiosity hosted by Smithsonian Magazine.  As a participant in this year’s event, Historic Annapolis will offer free entry to three of our historic sites to anyone presenting a ticket. Tickets are available for download from the ticket link  beginning at midnight on August 15. Locations Times:William Paca House and Garden: 10 am – 1 pmHogshead: 12 pm – 4 pmHistoric Annapolis Museum: 10 am – 5 pm