Special Event


Blacks in the Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay



Location: LAT/LONG: 38.970349, -76.476752

Seafarers Yacht Club, 301 Chester Ave, Annapolis, MD 21403

Dates & Times


Friday, July 2, 2021


11:00 AM


1 hour

Type of Event

Partner Program


NPS Chesapeake, Blacks of the Chesapeake, and the Seafarers Yacht Club of Annapolis present:


"Black History in the Chesapeake Bay"

A salute to one of the oldest African American yachting and boating clubs in the United States.


Meet the Black Captains of Annapolis for the City of Annapolis Independence Day Celebration!


Join us virtually or in person at the Seafarers Yacht Club, 301 Chester Ave, Annapolis, MD 21403.

Attendees will receive free ticket vouchers to tour the Tall Ships at Annapols City Dock, July 3-5, 2021.

Sign language interpretation will be provided. 




The National Park Service Chesapeake Bay Office connects people to experiences of the natural and cultural heritage of the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers. We help to conserve special places important to visitors, residents, and the nation, for this and future generations.

Seafarers Yacht Club of Annapolis is a private yacht club based in Annapolis, Maryland, that has been in operation since 1959. Come experience the exceptional Seafarers camaraderie and passion for boating. Learn More about their cruise schedule, social activities, and community-focused initiatives. Youth are encouraged to learn about special programs, scholarships, and activities. 


The Blacks of the Chesapeake Foundation documents the stories of the African-Americans who have worked and continue to work in the maritime and seafood processing industries in the Chesapeake Bay region as an integral part of this area's rich culture and heritage. The foundation serves the community with a broad range of historical, cultural and educational activities.


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Brittany Hall

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