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MR. PACA’S GARDEN: SUMMER STORYTIME, “THE LISTENING WALK”

William Paca House & Garden, 186 Prince George Street 186 Prince George Street, Annapolis

Join us on six Tuesday mornings this summer for storytime and fun activities in the William Paca Garden, a secret treasure in the Historic District of Annapolis. Each program is designed for little ones (4-7 years) with a book reading, song, craft/art project, and free time in the garden. The-Listening-WalkShhhhh.  Do not talk! Do not […]

$10 – $15

Wine & Dine in the Garden

William Paca House & Garden, 186 Prince George Street 186 Prince George Street, Annapolis

Back by popular demand! Dine al fresco at the William Paca Garden, the crown jewel of Annapolis. Experience a four-course dinner with a specially curated menu as you enjoy the beauty of our picturesque English Garden. Extravagant food and wine, along with the unparalleled service of Ken’s Creative Kitchen, will create an unforgettable evening. Registration […]

$150

MR. PACA’S GARDEN: SUMMER STORYTIME, “PLANTING A RAINBOW”

William Paca Garden

Join us on six Tuesday mornings this summer for storytime and fun activities in the William Paca Garden, a secret treasure in the Historic District of Annapolis. Each program is designed for little ones (4-7 years) with a book reading, song, craft/art project, and free time in the garden. Mr-Paca-Garden-Summer-Storytime-Planting-a-Rainbow Have you ever taken a […]

$10 – $15

America’s Birth Certificate, The Declaration of Independence

Virtual

The Declaration of Independence is a literary masterpiece that was written jointly by a committee of fifty people. It’s short and punchy—just 1310 words long—but still somehow daunting and difficult to get to grips with. And what is it exactly? Is it a birth certificate announcing happy news, or a petition for divorce full of […]

$10 – $15

Courted and Highly Prized: Dutch Traders in the 17th Century Chesapeake

Virtual

This presentation examines the role that Dutch trader played in the economic and cultural development of the Chesapeake during the seventeenth century. Relying on court records, mercantile accounts, correspondence, and material culture evidence Professor of History and author, Dr. Koot reconstructs the mercantile and kinship networks that tied Dutch traders in New Netherland (New York) […]

$10 – $15

A Return to 1774: The 21st Century Restoration of the James Brice House

virtual event

Join Mr. Michael K. Day, Senior Vice President, Capital Projects at Historic Annapolis, as he offers a behind-the-scenes look at the daunting task of researching, investigating, and painstakingly restoring one of the most iconic mansions in Annapolis. The James Brice House Restoration Project will open to the public like never before.

Peca Girlfriends Party

William Paca House Garden, 186 Prince George Street 186 Prince George Street, Annapolis

Enjoy an evening of food, fine wine, friendship, flowers, and fun. Experience the charm of the William Paca House, indulge in culinary creations prepared by the area's premier chefs, and stroll through the luxurious English-style garden filled with beautiful rose bushes, an endearing fish-shaped pond, and other garden features, all while you enjoy sipping a […]

$75 – $500

Untold Stories of the American Revolution

Virtual

The full story of the American Revolution requires us to look beyond the famous lives of Washington, Hamilton, Franklin, Adams, and Jefferson. Join University of Maryland historian Richard Bell as he focuses on all the things you might not have learned in high school or college about this great struggle for independence. We will probe […]

$10 – $15

Blazers Bourbon Cigars

William Paca House Garden, 186 Prince George Street 186 Prince George Street, Annapolis

Join Historic Annapolis at the William Paca House and Garden for the premier gentlemen's-only evening. Enjoy bourbon, scotch, and rum tastings, along with cigars, delightful food from the area's top chefs, and an array of vendors. 21+ only.

$100 – $500

The Wrong Side of History: Loyalists in the American Revolution

Virtual

During the American Revolution the Americans who rejected independence and who fought to keep the colonies safely within the bosom of the British Empire lost almost everything when the patriots declared victory at the Battle of Yorktown in 1781. History quickly lost sight of them in the years afterwards and looking back now, it’s hard […]

$10 – $15

The Treaty of 1783

Virtual

Signed in 1783, the Treaty of Paris was the formal agreement that ended the War for Independence and created the United States of America. Over many months of negotiation, three teams of delegates—from the United States, Great Britain, and France—had pushed and pulled to secure every advantage. When the ink was dry, the United States […]

$10 – $15

The Nine Lives of Benjamin Franklin

Virtual

Franklin's genius is a puzzle. Born the tenth son of a humble family of puritan candle-makers in Boston in 1706, Franklin's rise to the front ranks of science, engineering, and invention was as unexpected as it was meteoric. Here is a man with only two years of proper schooling who later received honorary degrees from […]

$10 – $15

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