“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Annapolis in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)


N* Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W.
1. N* Marker
The N* commemorates
a Navy varsity athletic team
victory over Army

The Army-Navy rivalry
is the most revered competition
in intercollegiate athletics

* * *

As each team strives for excellence
on the field of competition,
may a higher degree of appreciation
and mutual respect evolve
between our nation's future leaders

Dedicated May 15, 2002

Erected 2002.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: MilitarySports. A significant historical year for this entry is 2002.
Location. 38° 58.73′ N, 76° 29.051′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is at the intersection of Cooper Road and King George Street, on the right when traveling east on Cooper Road. Marker is located on the grounds of the United States Naval Academy. A picture ID is required to enter the Academy grounds. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Annapolis MD 21402, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Navy Mascot (here, next to this marker); The Joseph R. Hunt Court
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(a few steps from this marker); Lieutenant General John Archer Lejeune (a few steps from this marker); United States Naval Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); Greg Harlin's John Paul Jones's Ranger (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Commodore John Barry (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Commodore John Barry (about 700 feet away); Sy Mohr's City Dock Harbormaster Collage (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Annapolis.
More about this marker. Midshipmen pronounce "N*" as "N star." Members of a varsity sports team wear a small gold "N" (about 1/4" big) on their working uniform (the uniform worn to classes). If their respective sports team wins its yearly competition against Army, the gold "N" is changed to a gold "N*" (N-star).
The N* and Navy Mascot Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W.
2. The N* and Navy Mascot Markers
The flag pole is part of this marker. Note an N* flag is flying.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,222 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 22, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.

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Oct. 4, 2023