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Wiley H. Bates Legacy Center


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The Bates Legacy Center is an ideal location to host receptions, corporate and civic meetings, and corporate and state government training sessions, among many other events.


Location: 1101 Smithville Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Parking: Two-hour parking available on surrounding residential streets.
Handicapped accessible? Yes
Capacity: 200 people for a standing reception; 160 for theater-style seating; 110 for sit down dining seating.  approx 1600 SF.
Available Hours: The Legacy Center can be rented seven days a week until 10 PM.
Special Features: Audio and Video sound equipment is available upon request and the cost will be incorporated into the overall rental fee.
Cost: The facility rental fee for the center ranges from $200 - $350 per event to include use of the WHBLC Museum area, the adjoining Hallway and the Courtyard.
Check Availability: Click here to send a request to check date/time Availability.
Rental Agreement:

The follow item is required for contract approval for scheduling an event at Wiley H. Bates Legacy Center:
A signed agreement of the FACILITIES RENTAL USE AGREEMENT and the terms set out on the form.

Once availability is confirmed, please fax, mail or email the completed form to the Wiley H. Bates Legacy Center.

Rental Contact:

Alma Cropper, WHBLC Event Coordinator
(410) 263-1860, Phone Number
(410) 263-1861, Fax Number

Rental Payment Options:  
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