Historic Annapolis Foundation News - May 15, 2013

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May 17, 2013

From: Historic Annapolis

Support Historic Annapolis Through The Great Give

Historic Annapolis is participating in The Great Give, a one day, 24 hour fundraising event held from 7:00 p.m. May 15 to 7:00 p.m. May 16.  All proceeds raised through the Historic Annapolis Great Give website will support our after school program Annapolis Footprints: Following in the Footsteps of History.  Please make your donation today!

Held once a week for six weeks, the Footprints program is a highly engaging and entertaining experience for Annapolis are elementary school students.  The program features hands-on activities, dramatic theatrical living history performances, and visits to actual historical sties to bring history to life in a way that is engaging, thought-provoking and fun. 

To learn more about the Footprints program please watch this short video.

Join Us For These Events

Monday, May 20

History Mondays Aboard the Schooner Woodwind

A Tale of Two Cities: United States  Naval Academy & Annapolis

Since 1845, the history of the United States Naval Academy and the town of Annapolis has been interwoven.  Both have fascinating individual histories, yet both are very dependent upon each other.  View the two cities from their best vantage point - the water - as you hear their tales.

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
$39, $37 (seniors 60+), $25 (children under 12)
Tickets available 6 days in advance; call 410-263-8994
Departs from the Annapolis Marriot Waterfront Hotel

Thursday, May 30

Spring Lecture Series - Mary Paca

Join us as historian Dr. Jean Russo discusses new research and findings on Mary Paca, the first wife of Declaration of Independence signer William Paca.  Learn how Mary's family wealth and influence helped to establish William Paca as one of Maryland's early leaders.

Noon - 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
$10 general admission
$8 for Historic Annapolis Members
To register for the Noon lecture click here
To register for the 7:00 p.m. lecture click here
Wednesday, June 12- Saturday, June 15

From Enemies to Allies: An International Conference on the War of 1812 and its Aftermath

From Enemies to Allies (FETA) commemorates the bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the resulting two-century special relationship among the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada.  During this three-day conference, more than 50 scholars from the three nations will present the most current and distinguished scholarship on the causes, conduct and consequences of the War of 1812.

Registration is open through May 24th
Visit www.starspangled200.com/FETA to register