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Annapolis First Folio

Nov 1, 2016, 10:43 AM

What’s 393 years old, encased in glass and sitting in the Mitchell Gallery at St. John’s College in Annapolis? The first collected edition of Shakespeare’s plays, known as the “First Folio.”

   
   
   
   
McDowell Hall on Fire in 1909 9

Feb 25, 2016, 10:54 AM

In the aftermath of the 1909 fire that burned down McDowell Hall, discussion began immediately about whether to restore the building to its former glory or to demolish it and erect a more modern structure in its place.

   
McDowell Hall on Fire in 1909

Feb 19, 2016, 11:52 AM

On Saturday, February 20, 1909, a fire engulfed McDowell Hall and nearly burned the historic center of St. John’s College to the ground.

   
February 5 1940 Life Magazine Article PS-8 thumbnail

Feb 5, 2016, 11:33 AM

In its February 5, 1940 issue, LIFE magazine took a look behind the scenes of the budding and distinctive curriculum at St. John’s College in Annapolis.

   
   
   
1933 Annapolis Campus Views 2 Northeast View of McDowell Hall

Oct 15, 2015, 8:53 AM

The 1933 Rat-Tat Yearbook for St. John's College contains some classic views of its Annapolis campus.