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This is an example of "Ogham" writing.

 
 
This is an example of "Ogham" writing. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, March 10, 2018
1. This is an example of "Ogham" writing. Marker
Inscription.  This is an example of "Ogham" writing. It is a style of Irish alphabet and writing dating from the 1st Century. It is read from the bottom to the top.

This sign says,
"Welcome to Galway Bay".

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCommunications.
 
Location. 38° 58.787′ N, 76° 29.391′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Maryland Avenue north of State Circle, on the right when traveling north. On the front of Galway Bay Irish Restaurant. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 63 Maryland Avenue, Annapolis MD 21401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. State Circle & Maryland Ave. (within shouting distance of this marker); History of Our Maryland Flag (within shouting distance of this marker); Liberty Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Katharine Hepburn Slept Here (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Treasury Building (about
This is an example of "Ogham" writing. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, March 10, 2018
2. This is an example of "Ogham" writing. Marker
300 feet away); a different marker also named The Old Treasury Building (about 300 feet away); Site of the Methodist Church (about 400 feet away); St. Mary's City Cannon (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Annapolis.
 
Additional keywords. Language, Gaelic, Irish Gaelic, Written Language
 
This is an example of "Ogham" writing. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, March 10, 2018
3. This is an example of "Ogham" writing. Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 11, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 90 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 11, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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