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Friendship and Strife on the 17th-century Chesapeake Bay

September 4, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Early Maryland history is a fascinating mix of rivalry, conflict, and coexistence. This talk will focus on A) the rivalry between the proprietary government of Lord Baltimore and the Kent Island settlement led by William Claiborne, B) the Battle of the Severn (1655) between rival factions from St. Mary’s and Annapolis, which has been called the “Last Battle of the English Civil War,” and C) the Maryland Toleration Act (1649), which for the first time in English or American history granted freedom of worship to all Christian denominations.


  • History Monday Sunset Sails occur every Monday, May-September 24.
  • Different topics and speakers vary throughout the season.
  • Our bar includes a selection of Craft Beer, Wine & Bubbly available for purchase!
  • Tickets go on sale six days prior to the date you want to sail.

Michael is an Annapolis native and PhD candidate in philosophy at the Catholic University of America (Washington, DC). During the summer he gives historical, boat, and drinks tours through Tour Annapolis, a small business he started to share this amazing city with other people. As a sailor and student of Maryland history, he looks forward to recounting for you some fascinating early history of the Maryland Colony and Chesapeake Bay.


September 4, 2023
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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