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

For Civilization Liberty Country

1920

 
 
For Civilization Liberty Country Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 11, 2013
1. For Civilization Liberty Country Marker
Inscription. Erected by the Alumni of St. John's College to their fellow Alumni who in the World War gave their all. Four hundred & fifty two of our men answered their country's call. There is no records that one failed in his duty.

The list of names:
A. Garland Alter '08; James H. B. Brashears '17; Robert F. Brattan '13; Galloway G. Cheston '16; Jame McD. Cresap '08; George H. Davis '12; Wyatt D. Doyle '20; John Eareckson '09; J. Dent Hungerford '16; Wilson U. Martin '21; H. Graham McDermont '14; Augustus B. McElderry '13; C. Brown Mowbray '15; G. Carleton Parlett '15 Thomas Pennington '00; Harry J. Selby '16; Harry G. Skinner, Jr. '10; Herbert D. Taylor '10; E. Frank Tracy '10; Nial F. Twigg '13; C. Foster Wedderburn '13; Harry White Wilmer '10; Peter G. Zouck '10
 
Erected 1920 by St. John's College Alumni.
 
Location. 38° 58.873′ N, 76° 29.428′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker can be reached from College Avenue. Click for map. The marker is north of the brick walk to McDowell Hall, 60 College Ave. 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. St. John's College (within shouting
The Bronze Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 11, 2013
2. The Bronze Tablet
distance of this marker); Dedicated to you, a free citizen in a free land (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); King William's School (within shouting distance of this marker); Francis Scott Key (within shouting distance of this marker); This Cannon (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Alexander Magruder (about 300 feet away); Chase-Lloyd House (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Annapolis.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
The Shield image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 11, 2013
3. The Shield
with the list of names
Text image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 11, 2013
4. Text
The Symbolism of the Bronze Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 11, 2013
5. The Symbolism of the Bronze Tablet
The figure is the Alma Mater with drawn sword and with head crowned with laurel, bowed in mourning over those of her alumni whose names are inscribed on the shield. These she crowns with the Palm as a token of eternal peace. He shield is an adaptation of the college seal on which is emblazoned the honor roll. The arbor vitae, or tree of life, is introduced a the right to symbolize that the names on the shield will forever remain rooted deep in the memory of the Alma Mater. The Alma Mater is depicted standing in armor to signify that the college was active in the War and before resuming educational activities has enshrined her heros in a field of glory. The Alma Mater was founded in 1696. This memorial erected in 1920.
The Alma Mater image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 11, 2013
6. The Alma Mater
Hans Schuler's Signature image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 11, 2013
7. Hans Schuler's Signature
Schuler 1920
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 325 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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