Fourth of July Celebration
Date: Sunday, July 4, 2021
Location: William Paca House and Garden, 186 Prince George Street and Hogshead, 43 Pinkney Street
Time: 10 am - 2 pm (timed entry required)
Celebrate the 4th of July weekend with Historic Annapolis!
On Sunday, join poet, author, and spoken word performer, Nathan M. Richardson as he captures completely the physical and spiritual essence of the great writer, orator, former slave and leading abolistionist Frederick Douglass. During this first-person portrayal, Mr. Douglass will present excerpts from his famous speech, “What, To The Slave, is the Fourth of July" and share more about his life, beliefs, travels and writings. A special presentation will occur at 10:30 am on the front terrace of the Paca House and will be presented free of charge. Additional presentations will occur at 11:30 am and 12:30 pm on the back terrace of the Paca House; admission fee is required.
Inside the William Paca House, it's July 4, 1776, and you'll encounter living history interpreters throughout this historic home. Meet William Paca, signer of the Declaration of Independence, his guests, and his servants as they discuss what that particular document might mean to the Colony of Maryland and their future.
Enjoy additional family activities, including special face painting and games, and you can even write a letter of thanks to our active-duty military and veterans!
Please note: this event has timed entry slots. Please register via the buttons below! Walk-ups will be accommodated as space is available. Please note that masks are required for visitors while inside the Paca House and Hogshead. Masks are optional outdoors.
Cost: $8 per Adult for All Activities; $4 per Child for All Activities (3-17); $4 per person for Paca Garden Entry Only (no admission to Paca House or Hogshead); Free for Children under 3
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