A Special Thanks to our dedicated Board of Directors, and all our donors and wonderful Volunteers!


Captain’s Circle $5,000

Ledo Pizza Deale – A proud supporter of the Captain Avery Museum and the local community


Greenstreet Gardens – Where plants and family fun come together



Schooner $3,000

Skipjack $1,500

Harbour Cove Marina – Winter Storage Specialists

Lighthouse Limousine and Sedan – Veteran Owned and Operated

Clarks Landing – Serving area boaters for over 30 years

Bateau $500

Christopher’s Fine Foods – Local Produce & Local Vendors, Meats Cut Fresh Daily

Deale Hardware – Excellent Customer Service…Guaranteed

Edward Jones – Helping you plan for the future

Georges Mixes – Bloody Mary, Margarita

M&T Bank – Supporting Captain Avery Museum to make life better in our community

South Rivers Martial Arts – B4 & After School Program

Real Chill – We cool your summers and warm your winters!

Chesapeake Grille – Dunkirk – The best crab soup!

Pirates Cove Restaurant and Inn – Recycling oyster shells to promote a healthier bay!

Schwartz Realty – Your Waterfront Specialists!

Avery Crew $250

TechCoachplus – Helping you do more with your technology

Log Canoe $125

Miller Associates – Computers, Networks, Repairs & On-site Hardware Services

Reilly Benefits, Inc. – Professional Employee Benefit Specialist

Brightview South River Assisted Living

Sheldon Seidel, DDS, MS – Orthodontist in Dunkirk and Lusby

Greene Turtle – Come for Happy Hour and Stay for Dinner in Edgewater

Top Hat Party Designs – Rentals for all Occasions

Brushstrokes by Alex – Makeup for any Occasion

A Vintage Deale – Wonderful Antiques, Great Art, Fun Jewelry, & Fine Linen Clothing

Leon Ringeval Painting Company, LLC – The Power of Colors

Chesapeake Carpentry Contractors, Inc. – Building a Better Community!

HUB International – Insurance for all your needs

Jesse Jay’s – Latin Inspired Kitchen – Churchton

West River Gardens – Flowers & Shrubs and More!

Renno’s Quality Market – Serving Shady Side for 43 Years

Total Wine – Spirits, Beer & More – Edgewater

Colonial Electric – Harwood

Rausch Funeral Homes – Where heritage and life are celebrated! – Owings

ABC Appliance Sales and Service – Edgewater

Hardesty Funeral Homes – Celebrating Lives, Healing Hearts – Galesville


Choose It! Partners

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra

Chef Alba Carbonaro Johnson

King and Linda Jordan

Slippery Slope Farm

Ginger Vanderpool

Dian Cermak

Ann & Rich Sparrough

Virginia Hennings

Watermark Journey

Driftwood Diner

Boone’s Automotive

Mary’s Mount

Silver Water

Massage Studio on Cumberstone Road

The Inn at Pirates Cove

Killarney House Irish Restaurant & Pub

Grantors and Program Partners: 

National Endowment for the Humanities

Maryland Historical Trust

Anne Arundel County Trust for Preservation

Small Museum Association

Historic Annapolis Foundation

Southern Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce

Anne Arundel County

Cultural Arts Foundation

Maryland Association of History Museums, Historical and Cultural Museum Assistance Program, Preservation Maryland

Chesapeake Bay Trust

Maryland State Arts Council

Unity Gardens

West & Rhode Riverkeeper

Four Rivers

Arts Council of Anne Arundel County

BayVue Consulting

Boy and Girl Scout Troops

Lula Scott Head Start

Deale Historical Society

Galesville Community Center

Galesville Heritage Society

Southern Anne Arundel Chamber of Commerce – Assists members, including Captain Avery Museum, in expanding, promoting, and operating their businesses and organizations effectively.

Anne Arundel Waterman’s Association – promoting the commercial fishing industry and the culture of working waterman

Chesapeake Bay Gateway Network under the National Park Services.