Annapolis is a small charismatic city anchored by a vibrant waterfront, heritage sites, a state capital, the naval academy, a vibrant walkable downtown, and a historic black beach community nearby.
Founded in 1649, Annapolis was named in 1695 to honor the youngest daughter of a British King
Thurgood Marshall Monument, Matthew Henson Plaque and Banneker-Douglass Museum are highlights
Sons of Frederick Douglass were members of the Massachusetts 54th Colored Troops before founding this Black Town
Kunta Kinte Plaque & Alex Haley Memorial honors the Roots ancestors of Alex Haley
US Naval Academy, City Dock & Main Street, plus Maryland State Archives to research family history
A Living History performance of Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad at Banneker-Douglass Museum
For more insights and travel tips visit Maryland Tourism, https://www.visitmaryland.org/