Maryland State House (Capitol)
The beautiful Maryland State House is the oldest state capitol still in continuous legislative use and is the only state house to have ever served as the nation's capitol. George Washington came before Congress to resign his commission as commander-in-chief of the Continental Army and the Treaty of Paris was ratified, marking the official end of the Revolutionary War.
The William Paca House and Garden
The William Paca House is an 18th century Georgian mansion in Annapolis, Maryland, United States. William Paca was a signatory of the Declaration of Independence and a three-term Governor of Maryland. The house was built between 1763 and 1765 and its architecture was largely designed by Paca himself. The 2-acre walled garden, which includes a two-story summer house, has been restored to its original state.
Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse
The Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse is a historic landmark in the Chesapeake Bay on the east coast of the United States, and the most recognized lighthouse in Maryland. It is the only screw-pile lighthouse in the bay which stands at its original site. The current structure is a 1½ story hexagonal wooden cottage, equipped with a foghorn as well as the light. The tour of the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse is adventure travel involving some physical exertion.
Annapolis Maritime Museum
Touch a giant oyster’s heart, watch fish, crabs and other critters swim by as oysters filter Chesapeake Bay water in an 850-gallon aquarium, meet a living Maryland Diamond Back Terrapin and a 455-milion-year-old horseshoe crab. Climb aboard a real waterman’s workboat.
Annapolis National Cemetery
One of the 14 national cemeteries established by President Abraham Lincoln in 1862 - Annapolis National Cemetery is located in Anne Arundel County, within the city limits of Annapolis, Maryland. The original land was leased in August 1862 from a local resident, Nicholas Brewer, for a period of 99 years. Five years later, Brewer’s heirs sold the land outright to the federal government.
Pirate Adventures on the Chesapeake
Come for a day trip with your family, celebrate a birthday, or bring a whole group to experience the Pirate Adventure. The Sea Gypsy sails seven days a week from April until Labor Day and Saturdays and Sundays in October.
Parks & Recreation
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Maryland State Parks
World's Oldest Railway Bridge - Baltimore, MD
Spacecraft Magnetic Test Facility - Beltsville, MD