Annapolis Greek Heritage

Preserving the Legacy of Greek-Americans in the Annapolis Area

Bounelis: Nick and Efronsini  Bounelis – Part 1
Siomporas : Joanne (Siomporas) Brew
The Cypriot Community in Annapolis
Bounelis: Helen Bounelis Sisson’s Memories
Siomporas: Thomas and Evangeline

Nick was living in Asheville, North Carolina when Efrosini arrived in New York. He bought Efrosini’s engagement ring in Asheville. Nick sent for his brother Pete and their cousin Paul

Joanne Siomporas Brew I am the third child of Thomas and Evangeline (Samaras) Siomporas, born in 1948 in Annapolis, MD. My early family life was certainly easy; I was close

This is an overview of the Cypriot community in Annapolis. I have used my own recollection and information contained in the stories below which can found on this website. Savvas

The Capital Hotel is across the street on State Circle from the Maryland State House, which is the oldest wooden structured state house in continuous use. The Bounelis children thought

by Joanne Brew and Ted SiomporasThomas John Siomporas was a Greek immigrant who was a restaurateur. Evangeline was American-born and raised as an Annapolitan by Greek immigrants. Both Tom and

Greek American Families

Samaras: Chris and Mary Samaras

Chris and Mary Samaras Chris was born on November 8, 1922 in Cambridge, MD to Daphne & George Samaras, who immigrated here from Trikala, Greece. All of Chris’ siblings, Alice,

A Story of Greek Folk Dance Dancing and Costume Making in Annapolis

Contributed by Anastasia Pantelides Samaras Additional contributions from Angela Nikiforou, Kyriakoulla Kacoyianni, Maria Pelekanos, and Joan Goudounis Keep Dancing! We are each a part of an important story. Often we