Duke of Gloucester Detour

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Q. Maryland Inn, 16 Church Circle

 **Instead of walking down Main Street, walk down Duke of Gloucester Street and turn right on Charles Street.

R. Anne Catherine & Jonas Green House, 124 Charles Street
Once known as the “Jonas Green House”, this home was renamed by the current occupants of the house, direct descendents of Jonas and Anne Green. It is now the “Anne Catherine Green House”. Jonas Green set up a print shop in the yard behind their home and published the Maryland Gazette newspaper, but he died in 1767 with marginal assets. Anne expanded the printing business to include official governmental publications, and then the printing of paper money backed by the State of Maryland. Anne Catherine Green was the first woman to publish and own an American newspaper. You can schedule a tour of this home through Capital City Colonials. Or read our Annapolis Architecture Guide (AAG) article, The Anne Catherine And Jonas Green House in Annapolis, to learn more about why this house endures today as an early example of "green" architecture.

Anne & Jonas Green House

 **Turn left on Cathedral Street, and then turn left on Conduit Street.

S. Zimmerman House, 138 Conduit Street
This Queen Anne style home was built for Charles Zimmerman, leader of the United States Naval Academy band and composer of the Naval Academy fight song, "Anchors Aweigh". The home was constructed between 1893 and 1897 from plans by George Franklin Barber, and features ornamented gables, turrets and fishscale-patterned wood shingles.

 **Turn right on Duke of Gloucester Street.

T. First Presbyterian Church, Duke of Gloucester St. at Conduit St.
The sanctuary was originally built as the Hallam Theater in 1828. The congregation was formed in 1846, one year after the establishment of the Naval Academy, and the new congregation purchased the theater, changing it into a space for worship. The room was enlarged and remodeled, including the addition of the church steeple, in 1948.

U. John Callahan House, 164 Conduit Street
John Callahan House, known previously as Pinkney-Callahan House when it was located on St. John Street was constructed by John Callahan around 1785-90. It has been moved twice in efforts to prevent its demolition. In 1900-01, the house was relocated to St. John’s Street and then to its present site on Conduit Street in 1972. The home features an unusual gable-end principal facade and once served as St. John's College Infirmary.

V. Maynard-Burgess House, 163 Duke of Gloucester Street
The Maynard-Burgess House, currently owned by the City of Annapolis, is significant because it was continually owned by two interrelated African American families, from about 1850-1980. It was purchased by a free black man, John Maynard, in 1847 and the house and its residents bore witness to changes in African American lives that ran from slavery, to the Civil Rights movement, to the present day.

Maynard-Burgess House

W. City Hall, 160 Duke of Gloucester Street
This building once served as a firehouse and was also a ballroom in the 1760's. It burned during the Civil War, but some of the walls survived and were incorporated into the present building. The current finishes in the meeting hall date to 1934.

City Hall

X. John Ridout House, 120 Duke of Gloucester Street
This handsome Georgian home was built about 1765 by John Ridout, who came to Maryland as secretary to Governor Horatio Sharpe. Ridout also built the group of three row houses adjacent to his home shortly before the Revolution.

Y. St. Mary's Church, 109 Duke of Gloucester Street & Charles Carroll House, 107 Duke of Gloucester Street
This Victorian Gothic style church was consecrated in 1860. The octagonal steeple was added around 1876. The property on which St. Mary’s Church and Rectory are located was given to the congregation in 1852 by four granddaughters of Charles Carroll of Carrollton, the only Catholic signer of the Declaration of Independence, whose birthplace and long-time home also is on the property.

The original frame structure that was once part of the Charles Carroll House dated back to 1687. The property was bought by the Carroll family in 1706, and construction on a brick house 10 feet away from the frame dwelling began in 1720. Charles Carroll of Carrollton was born in the house in 1737, and he combined and expanded the dwellings over the years that he lived there after his marriage. The original gambrel roof was replaced with a gable roof and massive chimneys. By the 1790's the house was the four-story dwelling seen today. Additional renovations and the demolition of the original frame house were undertaken when the property was given to the Redemptorist congregation in 1852. The house is open for tours, visit the Charles Carroll House of Annapolis website for more information.

St. Mary's Church

 **Walk back up Duke of Gloucester Street and turn right on Green Street.  Turn right on Main Street.

Z. Historic Annapolis Museum, 99 Main Street
Erected in the 1790’s shortly after a destructive fire, this building had commercial shops on the ground floor and residential uses on the upper story. The attractive Flemish bond brick pattern, the dramatically angled flat window arches, and tall thin chimneys further reflect the superior building craft achieved in late 18th century Annapolis. The building now houses the museum and gift shop of the Historic Annapolis Foundation. Read our AAG article, Main Street Annapolis in 1790 and 1970, to learn more about this building and its modern neighbor.

Historic Annapolis Museum