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Annapolis in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of the Annapolis City Gates

1698-1790

 
 
Site of the Annapolis City Gates Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 13, 2008
1. Site of the Annapolis City Gates Marker
Inscription.
All roads leading to this provincial capital, marked AA to guide the traveler, entered the city here beside the city gate house. A wooden fence, enclosing the city, kept out wandering cattle and "men of ill fame."

Erected by the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Maryland, Annapolis Committee.
1983

 
Erected 1983 by National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Maryland, Annapolis Committee.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Society of Colonial Dames of America marker series.
 
Location. 38° 58.699′ N, 76° 29.77′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is at the intersection of West Street (Maryland Route 450) and Calvert Street, on the left when traveling east on West Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Annapolis MD 21401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lincoln in Annapolis (a few steps from this marker); Asbury United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); On this site on November 25, 1960 (about 500 feet away, measured
Location of the gates, looking east image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 13, 2008
2. Location of the gates, looking east
in a direct line); The Claude House (about 600 feet away); The City Spared (about 600 feet away); Lot 70 Is Historically Significant (about 800 feet away); Reynold's Tavern (approx. 0.2 miles away); Between Morning and Midnight (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Annapolis.
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 968 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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