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  • Annapolis Harbor to Hill

    Starting at City Dock at the foot of Main Street, this walking tour emphasizes the unique features of Annapolis. Visit our website for the complete tour.

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  • Annapolis City Dock

    1

    Harbor / Marina

    It is the deep natural harbor that attracted Francis Nicholson to establish Annapolis. Look directly up Main Street to St. Anne's steeple and the State House.

  • Main Street & Francis Street

    2

    Professional

    Pause at the foot of Francis street and look up to the State House, here you can see both hill tops from one vantage point.

  • 206 Main Street

    3

    Residence

    Look right through the pedestrian alley for a picturesque view of the State House Dome. Annapolis has many alleys that allow for a quick shortcut across town.

  • Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County

    4

    Courthouse

    The 1825 Courthouse is a handsome Federal style building.

  • St. Anne's Episcopal Church

    5

    Church

    This church is a Romanesque beauty. Look out West Street, which was the continuation of the cart path from the harbor to all points west.

  • U.S. Post Office

    6

    Post Office

    One of the most beautiful buildings in Annapolis is the United States Post Office designed in 1901 by the U.S. Treasury Dept.

  • James Senate Office Building

    7

    Government

    The 1938 James Office Building designed by Baltimore architect Ernest Fowler, it is an excellent example of sympathetic contextual design.

  • Maryland State House

    8

    Capitol Building

    The monumental stairs and State House addition of 1902 were designed by the Baltimore architectural firm of Baldwin and Pennington.

  • Franklin Law Office

    9

    Professional

    This is a quaint two room frame Greek Revival “Law Office” with irregular wall angles that follow the irregular property lines.

  • James Brice House

    10

    Residence

    Of all the great pre-revolutionary houses in Annapolis, the James Brice House is the awkward middle child in a a family of beauties.

Annapolis Architecture Guide

Annapolis Architecture Guide