Fast Facts on Annapolis, MD
The city of Annapolis as the capital of Maryland holds centuries-old reputation of being a desirable place to live, work, and build one’s future. Since being dwelled in 1649 and receiving its charter from Queen anne of England in 1708, the city has remained to be one of the oldest incorporated cities of the United States.
With current population of nearly 39 000, the city continues to attract visitors and future residents. Its East Coast charm never fails to lure many people to set foot within the city. As such, tourism has become very alive as evident by the influx of visitors from neighboring towns that do want to savor the city life offered by the state capital.
The city is still reflective of its past tag of being the Athens of America. This is where rich cultural activities are held and even served as the temporary capital of the United States back in 1793. Being a critical sea gateway in the east, many people from all over the world had stepped in the city and left their cultural footprints in the city.
Are you a seafood lover? Then, you’ll be glad to satiate your palate with delicious seafood dishes in many of the city’s restaurants. The city being close to Chesapeake Bay is the primary reason why succulent seafoods are always present in the tables of the city’s famed restaurants. The seafoods are literally fresh from the sea to the tables!
Do you also know that the city is home to the country’s third oldest college? The St. John’s College which is famed for its curriculum revolving around the Great Books of Western Civilization is also found here. This is where higher education means a lot and is obtained by students who really wants it.
Music is very much alive in the city. It is evident through the live shows which can be enjoyed in its entertainment venues like amphitheaters, concert halls, lounges, bars, and even in restaurants. The city can boast of a very long legacy of live music where the musicians actually get to know their audience through interaction.
Being home to the the U.S. Naval Academy, the city is the actual home of a very rich history called the Color Parade. This is where the new spring color company is revealed and is actually a grand showcase of the city’s traditions.
Annapolis continues to grow not only as a city favored in terms of living conditions, but also as a city that favors history to mix well with modernization to bring newer heights of convenience to its residents.
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