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

Welcome to the Wiley H. Bates Memorial Courtyard

 
 
Welcome to the Wiley H. Bates Memorial Courtyard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 1, 2020
1. Welcome to the Wiley H. Bates Memorial Courtyard Marker
Inscription.  This space is dedicated to the distinguished generation of African American administrators, teachers, and students who transformed this site into the cultural center for all African Americans in Anne Arundel County. For this generation, and for you our visitors, Bates represents a journey without an end, a commitment to excellence, to striving, and to overcoming.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCharity & Public WorkEducation.
 
Location. 38° 58.511′ N, 76° 30.67′ 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. Original Bates Flagpole (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); Bates: The Community Commitment (a few steps from this marker);
Welcome to the Wiley H. Bates Memorial Courtyard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 1, 2020
2. Welcome to the Wiley H. Bates Memorial Courtyard Marker
Wiley H. Bates: The Man (a few steps from this marker); Bates: The Center of Community Life (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.
 
School seal nearby image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 1, 2020
3. 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 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 1, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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