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The Museum acquires the Ellen O. Moyer Back Creek Nature Park which will become the Annapolis Maritime Museum Education Center. Expansion of the AMM education program will focus on existing outdoor exhibits residing at the Ellen O. Moyer Back Creek Nature Park and will place the Museum in a stronger position to fulfill its mission...

With the help of the Department of Natural Resources, AMM installs a living shoreline on the site of the McNasby Oyster Company....

The Museum holds the first annual Oyster Roast and Sock Burning on the Museum’s campus....

The McNasby Oyster Company renovation is completed. It is now a museum, gallery, educational center, and community meeting space....

The Education Center at the Annapolis Maritime Museum offers environmental education programs to 300 students at Anne Arundel County Public Schools....

The U.S. Coast Guard passes on the ownership of Annapolis’ most famous site, the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse. The City of Annapolis took possession of the Lighthouse in partnership with the Annapolis Maritime Museum and the Chesapeake Chapter of the U.S. Lighthouse Society....

The Museum’s campus suffered severe damage during Hurricane Isabel. Despite this setback, the Board of Directors, the staff, and volunteers all devoted themselves to continuing AMM’s mission and set a course toward rebuilding the Museum as a world-class center for preserving and teaching the maritime heritage....

The McNasby Oyster House – some parts of which date back to 1918 – became part of the Museum campus....

By the end of 2000 the committee officially adopted a new name: the “Annapolis Maritime Museum."...

The Committee was officially incorporated as a nonprofit organization with a specific mission: to compile and preserve the maritime, commercial, architectural, and industrial history of Eastport....