I recently returned to Annapolis to attend a recommitment dinner with the class of 2015. It's been almost 50 years since I would awake and view the fishing boats under sail for their day's work from the 4th deck of the 7th wing of Bancroft Hall, so, for me, it is like coming home. The physical plant in the Yard (as the grounds are called) is significantly improved from my day - and it was excellent then.
My recommendation for a visitor to the Academy is to go to the Visitor's Center, view the movie, and sign up for a walking tour. The tour guides are knowledgable, and many are retired graduates who have an intimate knowledge of the Academy. After the tour, you can return to spend more time at specific sights such as the museum or Memorial Hall. If you only have a short time and don't want to take the tour, go to the front of Bancroft Hall. Walk into the Rotunda, visit the sample room, and walk up the stairs to Memorial Hall. The "Don't Give Up the Ship" battle flag is there along with the names of graduates who have lost their lives in the service of the nation. Then take the short walk to the chapel where you can walk inside and see the stained glass. A few steps away in the basement of the Chapel is the Crypt of John Paul Jones. You can finish with a short walk to the museum.
Judging from the members of the Class of 2015 I spoke with, the Navy and the country will be in good hands.
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