Capital. Cobblestones. Chesapeake.
State capital, county seat and home to the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis is a water lovers paradise. In town, many restored 18th-century houses line cobbled streets, while palatial estates outside town sit on the Chesapeake shores.
The city served as the temporary capital of the United States in 1783–84 and was the site of the Annapolis Peace Conference, held in November 2007, at the United States Naval Academy. Annapolis is the home of St. John's College. The United States Naval Academy was founded here in 1845.
Annapolis has a thriving downtown with narrow, cobbled streets lined with restaurants, boutiques, galleries, coffee shops and two community theaters. The is an active harbor scene adjacent to the Chesapeake Bay where merchants serve the needs of the thriving pleasure fleet of sail and power vessels.
Annapolis is served by the Anne Arundel County Public Schools system.
Annapolis High School has an internationally recognized IB International Program. Nearby Broadneck High School and Annapolis High both have Advanced Placement Programs. St. Mary's High School and Elementary School are located in downtown Annapolis. St. Anne's School of Annapolis, Eastport Elementary School, Aleph Bet Jewish Day School, Annapolis Area Christian School, St. Martins Lutheran School, Severn School, and Indian Creek School are also in the Annapolis area. The Key School, located on a converted farm in the neighborhood of Hillsmere, also serves Annapolis residents. Anne Arundel County's alternative high school, Mary E. Moss Academy is also in the Annapolis area.
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