Author Archives: Mike Robinson

State and city government

Comment below with your stories about Maryland state government. Were you a State Senator, Member of the House of Delegates, or a Maryland Governor? A Mayor? A City Council member? Did you work for a state agency in Annapolis? What was … Continue reading

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St. John’s College

Comment below with your stories about St. John’s College. Were you a Johnnie? When did you graduate? Croquet parties? Did you attend when there was a Lacrosse team? What was a favorite theater or art production?

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Maritime

Comment below with your stories about the maritime industry, trades and marinas in Annapolis. At which marina did you work? Where did you keep your boat? Did you live on your boat? Were you a crabber? Did you teach sailing or … Continue reading

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Schools and sports

Annapolis High School Sailing I remember Annapolis before High School Sailing got its start. This was a subject on the minds of several, grown, Annapolis Sailors. Every year the Naval Academy hosted the U.S. Interscholastic Sailing Nationals – the Mallory … Continue reading

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Naval Academy

Comment below with your stories about the Naval Academy. Did you go – what was your Class Year? Your first football game? Did you play in USNA sponsored youth sports? Did you sponsor midshipmen?

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On the water: Severn, Spa Creek, Magothy, South River and the Chesapeake Bay

Comment below with your stories about your experiences on the water around Annapolis. Wednesday night races? First time on a boat? What sailing school did you attend? Family trips? Adventures!

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West Annapolis

Comment below with your stories about West Annapolis. What about West Street? What was your first book from the library? The mall and Parole shopping center? Favorite deli?

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Eastport

Comment below with your stories about Eastport.What stories do you remember about Eastport and all the communities nearby? Summer sailing adventures? Did you grow up in Hillsmere? Remember the bayside public pool and beach near Bay Ridge? Did you live … Continue reading

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Downtown

Comment below with your stories about downtown Annapolis. Remember the oyster boats in Ego Alley? What happened to your favorite restaurant? Did you serve in the state legislature and frequent the pubs? Have you lived downtown? Remember the old grocery store … Continue reading

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Washington Crossing the South River

  I grew up in Wild Rose Shores, a community at the end of Ferry Point Road. It’s called that because it was originally the North side of the ferry crossing from Londontowne on the South River. In 1983, I … Continue reading

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