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The waterside village of Galesville sits south of Annapolis, Md in southern Anne Arundel County, on the scenic West River. The small town has one main street that runs to the water and has a population of around 500, primarily year-round residents. 

For a complete history of Galesville, visit this site or the Field Guide to Galesville.

There are many things to do in Galesville, including restaurants, marinas, antiques shops and places of worship. If you are so inclined, you can take a walking tour of Galesville and visit its most historic homes and sites.

Learn about the story of the stores in town through these videos:


Change Comes to Galesville

Store Owner’s Personalities

A Child’s View

The Role of Credit

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