The U.S. Naval Academy unveiled its self-guided 1812 Walking Tour on Friday that takes people around its campus and downtown Annapolis.
With temperatures nearing the triple digits, it may be too hot to go tromping around outside. So, Annapolis Patch has brought the tour to the comfort of your air-conditioned living room.
There are 10 stops of historical significance to the War of 1812, which are marked in the real life tour by special signs. The self-guided tour will be available through October 2014.
The 10 official stops are:
- Mahan Hall
- HMS Macedonian Monument
- United States Naval Academy Museum
- Joseph Nicholson Home & Bandstand
- HMS Confiance Cannon at Macdonough Hall
- Chase-Lloyd House
- St. John's College
- St. Anne's Church
- Maryland State House
- Historic Annapolis Foundation
Bonus stops recommended for the adventurous:
Six known veterans of the war of 1812 are buried in St. Anne's Cemetery located at the western end of Northwest Street.