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Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Saints Street

 
 
Saints Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 17, 2017
1. Saints Street Marker
Inscription.

“Saints Street was to Blacks ‘What's Happening now.’” — Adelaide Hall, 1995

For many decades preceding the civil rights movement, Saints Street was the commercial and social center within a segregated Frederick, boasting a bustling collection of shops, bars, restaurants, recreation halls, barbers and beauticians.
 
Location. 39° 24.722′ N, 77° 24.755′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from West All Saints Street near South Court Street & Ice Street. Touch for map. This marker is embedded in the sidewalk in front of Asbury United Methodist Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 West All Saints Street, Frederick MD 21701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ulysses Grant Bourne (a few steps from this marker); Braddock, Washington, and Franklin (within shouting distance of this marker); B & O Railroad Station (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Hanson (about 700 feet away); 173 West All Saints Street (about 700 feet away); First Black High School in Frederick County
Saints Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 17, 2017
2. Saints Street Marker
(about 700 feet away); a different marker also named John Hanson (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named John Hanson (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
 
Categories. African AmericansCivil RightsSettlements & Settlers
 
Saints Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 17, 2017
3. Saints Street Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 20, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 18, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 83 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 18, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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