Baltimore Sun: Historic sites face climate threats

Downtown Annapolis, Harriet Tubman monument among places at risk from rising seas

The streets around City Dock in Annapolis flooded again Friday, closing the Spa Creek Bridge connecting the Eastport neighborhood with downtown for several hours. It was yet another reminder to Lisa Craig that she’s in a race against time to protect one of Maryland’s oldest communities from the rising waters of the Chesapeake Bay.

“We’ve probably doubled the number of nuisance flooding events in the past several years,” said Craig, director of historic preservation for the city of Annapolis.

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