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

Original Bates Flagpole

 
 
Original Bates Flagpole Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 1, 2020
1. Original Bates Flagpole Marker
Inscription.  
This is the original Bates flagpole carefully restored and reinstalled in its original location.

"This is a school that we love so well, it's Bates, dear Bates!"
Wiley H. Bates High School Alma Mater

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducation.
 
Location. 38° 58.508′ N, 76° 30.671′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Smithville Street 0.1 miles east of South Villa Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1101 Smithville St, 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. Welcome to the Wiley H. Bates Memorial Courtyard (here, next to this marker); Wiley H. Bates (a few steps from this marker); Wiley H. Bates: His Educational Legacy (a few steps from this marker); Wiley H. Bates: The Man (a few steps from this marker); Bates: The Center of Community Life (a few steps from this marker); Bates: The Community Commitment
Original Bates Flagpole Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 1, 2020
2. Original Bates Flagpole Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Weeping Cherry Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); John Snowden Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Annapolis.
 
Original Bates Flagpole Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 1, 2020
3. Original Bates Flagpole Marker
Original Bates Flagpole Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 1, 2020
4. Original Bates Flagpole Marker
The Original Bates Flagpole image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 1, 2020
5. The Original Bates Flagpole
School seal nearby image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 1, 2020
6. School seal nearby
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 1, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 1, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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