Annapolis is the county seat of Anne Arundel County, Maryland with a population of 38,394 residents as of the 2010 census. It is also the state capital of Maryland. The city covers 7.6 square miles of total area, in which 6.7 square miles is land and the other 0.9 square miles is water. History shows that Annapolis was temporary capital of the United States for a short period in 1783-1784. It was the site of the Annapolis Peace Conference in 2007. Looking through the Annapolis, MD Yellow Pages and the Annapolis, MD Business Directory, you will find the location where the conference took place, the United States Naval Academy. The U.S. Naval Academy was established in 1845 and serves as a four-year coeducational federal service academy.
In Annapolis, you can also find St. John's College, a liberal arts college with two campuses, the other located in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Annapolis plays to numerous diversities, boasting museums, historical sites, monuments and a great view overlooking Chesapeake Bay. The Banneker-Douglass Museum features history of African Americans in Maryland, with free admission, educational programs, a research facility and rotating exhibits. In downtown Annapolis, on the harbor, you could find the Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Memorial, giving recognition to the place of Kunta Kinte's arrival. This city has a number of structures listed on the National Register of Historic Places and it is easy to see why.
Written by Lyndsey Morgan