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Suggestions for activities on Tuesday afternoon

Four Centuries Walking Tour
Colonial attired tour guides bring history to life as you visit key sites, including the Maryland State House and the US Naval Academy (building interiors when available), that are part of Maryland’s colonial past and the United States’s history.
$16/person, 1:30 PM, 2.25 hours long, bring photo ID, no weapons/penknives
http://www.watermarkcruises.com/tours.htm

Narrated Sightseeing Cruises
1) Step aboard Harbor Queen for a narrated cruise of historic Annapolis Harbor and the banks of the U.S. Naval Academy. Enjoy getting on the water and catching a glimpse of the Bay Bridges. This 40-minute cruise is the perfect introduction to Annapolis.
$12/person, 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM every hour on the hour, 40 minutes long
2) This Miss Anne will tour the residential areas of Old Annapolis to the headwaters of Spa Creek and along the banks of the U.S. Naval Academy.
$12/person, 3:30 – 8:30 PM every hour on the half hour, 40 minutes long
http://www.watermarkcruises.com/cruises40min.htm

U.S. Naval Academy
The USNA Guide Service provides public walking tours throughout the year so you can experience life on the Yard.
$9.50/person, 9:30 AM – 3 PM, bring photo ID, no weapons/penknives
http://www.usna.edu/NAFPRODV/VC/vc_main.html#Hours

Maryland State House
Guided tours are conducted by State House guides to help make your visit to the Maryland State House more enjoyable, and to provide you with an understanding of its rich and historic past. Tours begin at the State House Visitors’ Center and are given upon request when arriving at the Visitors’ Center.
no charge, bring photo ID, no weapons/penknives
http://www.msa.md.gov/msa/mdstatehouse/html/tours.html

William Paca House and Garden
Visit the restored home of William Paca, signer of the Declaration of Independence and Revolutionary-era governor of Maryland… one of the most elegant landmarks in Annapolis today.
Admission: $8/person (house and garden) or $6/person (garden only), 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Docent-led tours: 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM every hour on the half hour, 45 minutes long
http://www.annapolis.org/index.asp?pageid=54

Hammond-Harwood House
The Hammond-Harwood House is a five part Anglo-Palladian (derived from 16th Italian architect Andrea Palladio) mansion that features some of the best woodcarving and plasterwork in America. The museum proudly showcases the finest collection of colonial furniture in Maryland. With authentic works from Philadelphia, New York, Massachusetts, England, Ireland, and China, the collection represents a broad spectrum of 18th century artistic endeavors.
Admission: $8/person, 12:00 – 5:00 PM
Docent-led tours: every hour on the hour, 50 minutes long
http://www.hammondharwoodhouse.org/index.php?id=3

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The 10th RHESSI Workshop will take place from August 1-5th 2010 at the Historic Inns of Annapolis in Annapolis, Maryland.

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