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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 38° 58.324′ N, 76° 28.984′ W. Marker is in Eastport, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on 4th Street. The marker is at the end of 4th Street in Leon Wolfe Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Annapolis MD 21403, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Credits. This page was last revised on March 26, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 28, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 320 times since then and 21 times this year. Last updated on March 11, 2018, by Devry Becker 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.