Origin of Annapolisafter Anna, Princess, later Queen, + Classical Greek polis, city
The capital of Maryland, in the central part of the state on an inlet of Chesapeake Bay south-southeast of Baltimore. Settled in 1649, it was the site of the Annapolis Convention in 1786, which led to the federal Constitutional Convention of 1787. The US Naval Academy, founded in 1845, is in Annapolis.x
- It looked suspiciously like the warehouse district near the Annapolis port, and she smelled the sea on the air.
- A small expedition sent by Cromwell in February 1654 to capture New Amsterdam (New York) from the Dutch was abandoned on the conclusion of peace, and the fleet turned to attack the French colonies; Major Robert Sedgwick taking with a handful of men the fort of St John's, Port Royal or Annapolis, and the French fort on the river Penobscot, the whole territory from this river to the mouth of the St Lawrence remaining British territory till its cession in 1667.
- He became an expert fencer and he organized at Annapolis the first eight-oared crew, of which he was for two years captain.
- The chief cities are Baltimore, pop. (1910) 55 8, 4 8 5, Cumberland 21,839, Hagerstown 16,507, Frederick 10,411 and Annapolis 8609.
- Toby's birth certificate listed her as the mother, no father, and the naval hospital in Annapolis as his birthplace.