Arnold C. Gay
Visionaries of the 1960s
—February 14, 1919-January 26, 1994 —
To focus the attention of business owners on the importance of the maritime industry, he paid his employees with $2.00 bills. Those $2.00 bills quickly traveled far and wide throughout the city’s economy.
Through his leadership, the father of our maritime industry paved the way for Annapolis to become the sailing capital it is today that is so much a part of our Annapolis quality of life.
Location. 38° 58.324′ N, 76° 28.984′ W. Marker is in Eastport, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on 4th Street. Touch for map. The marker is at the end of 4th Street in Leon Wolfe Park. Marker is in this post office area: Annapolis MD 21403, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Tale of Three Bridges (here, next to this marker); Three Great Boat Yards, One Location (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lafayette’s Encampment
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 28, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 189 times since then and 49 times this year. Last updated on March 11, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 28, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.