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Annapolis and the Continental Congress in 1783

"Architect of the Capitol"

Annapolis, Maryland
Saturday, February 2, 2013

History professor at George Washington University Kenneth Bowling discusses the relocation of Congress from Princeton, New Jersey to Annapolis, Maryland in 1783. He states that the plan to move Congress was proposed by Baltimoreans who believed it would bring more money to their city and it served as an excellent site to house Congress while the construction of a federal city was being planned. The 2012 Continental Congress Festival in Annapolis, Maryland hosted this event.

Updated: Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 12:09pm (ET)

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