Creating A Community Legacy

The Mids are Stitching! (2012-2013)

September 27, 2012

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The United States Naval Academy community of midshipmen, faculty, staff and employees began the Annapolis Tapetries: USNA Project with the 2012-2013 academic year.                               Kathy Pendley, Annapolis Tapestries volunteer, is the Project Coordinator. This project is open for stitching only by USNA personnel. The 19th century individual tapestry panel being stitched on the USNA campus is […]

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September Make History Event: For the Family!

August 5, 2012

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Why just visit Annapolis on Saturday, September 15th, when you can make history here?  Add your stitches to one of the individual panels of this historic tapestry project, sign the stitchers log…and you become part of the permanent exhibit!  And, you will be making history.  To date, we’ve had over 550 stitchers as old as […]

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Heritage Tapestries: Visual Storytelling

April 15, 2012

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Heritage tapestries turn words into pictures and are used worldwide to help preserve and promote the history of cities, towns and villages more often in Canada, England, Scotland and Ireland.   Heritage tapestries use visual storytelling, a powerful way to educate residents and visitors alike about significant, but lesser-known, people, places, events and objects that […]

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Special Maryland Day Events Planned

March 8, 2012

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Join us for special events  at the exhibit in celebration of Maryland Day!  These activities are offered to museum visitors at no charge on Saturday and Sunday, March 24th and 25th. …Make History!  We’ve had over 330 stitchers from the U.S. and around the world.  Here’s your chance to make history, too! Come to the […]

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Stitchers Panel: 18th Century Large Tapestry

February 21, 2012

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Thank you to Mary Ann Brown for creating the acknowledgement panel of the numerous people who helped stitch the large 18th Century tapestry.  This handcrafted calligraphy piece (pictured here) was hand sewn to the back of the large tapestry prior to its display at the Historic Annapolis Museum in February 2012.  This panel will remain […]

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