‘Naptown

Travels With Cory

Annapolis State House The view from Main Street, looking towards State Circle and the State House

I’m visiting an old stomping ground this week – Annapolis, Maryland.  Occasionally referred to by the locals as ‘Naptown.  Annapolis is the county seat of Anne Arundel County, the state capital – and at one point in history was the capital of the United States.  The state house in downtown Annapolis is the oldest capital in continuous legislative use.  It is also the largest wooden dome in the country constructed without the use of nails.  It’s worth a visit to see this iconic building; it dominates the landscape throughout downtown Annapolis.

Annapolis is also known as the sailing capital of the country. Depending on when you visit – there may be hundreds upon hundreds of sailboats in the Chesapeake Bay, College Creek, Severn River, etc.  There is also an annual sailboat show, as well as a powerboat…

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