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Fans of Colonial Era architecture should spend a pleasant spring weekend in Annapolis and take the fascinating ArchiTrex tour. In their partnership with Watermark, Historic Annapolis has organized a terrific two-hour walking tour that will include six remarkable structures of the 17th and 18th Century in the scenic historic district of Maryland’s capital. The ArchiTrex Tour will be available on select Saturdays from May 11 to September 28, 2019.

Historic Annapolis

Historic Annapolis (“HA”) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of Annapolis’ historical heritage. Visitors will see the finest examples of colonial era architecture built in Annapolis, including several that HA helped restore and continues to maintain.

Tour Guides

Wil Scott earned his PhD. in American art history from the University of Delaware. His research also included American architecture, particularly Philadelphia’s colonial period. As a member of Annapolis’ Planning Commission from 1984 to 2014, Wil assisted in several efforts that preserved the city’s rich colonial heritage.

Craig Martin is a Maryland-licensed architect and partner at SPIRE Architecture, which designs light commercial and residential projects in Annapolis, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. In 2014, SPIRE won the First-Place Gold Medal for Maryland Custom Home of the Year. Another noteworthy project was the new Annapolis Smokehouse and Tavern.

ArchiTrex Historical Sites

• Chase Lloyd House – Three-story Georgian mansion dating from 1769–1774.
• Hammond Harwood House – Designed by architect William Buckland 1773–74.
• James Brice House – Construction began 1767 on this elegant historic mansion.
• Maryland State House – Oldest state capitol in continuous use since 1772.
• Patrick Creagh House – Brick house built 1735-1747 by local craftsman.
• Shiplap House – A pre-Victorian house, circa 1715.

For More Information & Tickets: Annapolis ArchiTrex Tour 2019

Your Inn Near ArchiTrex

The ArchiTrex starting point on 1 Dock Street is less than half a mile away from Gibson’s Lodgings, a historic inn located in downtown Annapolis offering superb accommodations and free parking for guests.

If you love American history, make sure to also visit the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis and take a Public Tour. It is only half a mile away from Gibson’s. For their current public, special, sports, and musical events, please click on this link from their website: USNA Calendar

Call us to reserve your room at our toll free number (877) 330-0057. We’ll be very happy to serve you and your family throughout the year.

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