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The Stairwell Room
The Treaty of Paris at Annapolis Wall

State House - Stairwell Room   

"America's First Peacetime Capital"

The images on this wall highlight the ratification of the Treaty of Paris, Thomas Jefferson’s appointment as minister plenipotentiary, and Jefferson and James Madison’s visit to the State House Dome in 1790.








KEy Images on the Wall

James Madison
Marquis de Lafayette
Thomas Jefferson
Sketch of the Maryland State House
The United States of America, Confirmed by Treaty 1783
Peace Commissioners

Key Documents on the Wall

Willianm Paca Proclamation
Announcing the Peace
Treaty of Paris

Exhibits in the Stairwell Room