Welcome to Annapolis

Annapolis, the Maryland state capital, is a historic port city on the Western Shore of Chesapeake Bay. The area has been settled since 1649, and the city served as the United States’ temporary capital in 1783-1784. An 18th century port of entry and center of boat building, sail making, and the bay oyster and seafood industry, home to the United States Naval Academy established in 1845, Annapolis’ historic district includes 18th-century brick houses and the Maryland State House, the oldest in continuous use in the U.S. Historic City Dock is a popular place for relaxing, dining, and boat-watching, and Main Street leading to the Dock is packed with historic inns, galleries, gift shops, pubs, and restaurants.

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