Events focusing on Black History Month in Annapolis, MD 2015

February is Black History month and here in Annapolis, Maryland there are several events taking place to highlight the history associated with this area.
On Saturday, Feb 21 from 1 – 3 PM a tour exploring local African-American history will take place throughout the Historic District. For ticket information you can contact Watermark Tours.
Throughout the month the US Naval Academy is featuring a display of ten black Admirals who graduated from USNA. The exhibit entitled “Seaworthy” is on display at the Visitor’s Center which is just inside the main visitor entrance gate to USNA. The exhibit focuses on ten active duty or retired Admirals.
The Banneker-Douglas Museum on Franklin Street (just off Church Circle) is hosting an exhibit entitled “Hometown Team Sports” which focuses on the contributions of African American athletes in college sports. The museum is open 10 AM – 4 PM Tuesday – Saturdays.
As you plan a trip to Annapolis to visit some of these sites or the tour remember that Flag House Inn is right in the heart of the Historic District and you can easily walk to all these events as well as many others.

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