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

159 Main Street

 
 
159 Main Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 2, 2018
1. 159 Main Street Marker
Inscription. This commercial structure was one of several built between 1908-1913 after a fire destroyed the City Hotel. Merchant James F. Strange had the building constructed during his ownership. The building has remained in the Strange Family and in retail use since construction. Mary Strange Meekins inherited the property from her father, Louis Earle Strange. Upon her death in 2002, her children, C. Douglas Meekins and Patricia Gaye Meekins inherited the building. The property was originally part of Lots 45 and 46 on Stoddert's survey map of 1718. During the mid-18th Century, Henry Woodward owned the land. Owners included Robert Couden, merchant; John Walton, owner, City Hotel in the 19th Century & William T. Inglehart, publisher, Anne Arundel Advisor.
 
Location. 38° 58.662′ N, 76° 29.38′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Main Street east of Conduit Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 159 Main Street, Annapolis MD 21401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Planned in the Past (a few steps from this marker); 163 Main Street (a few steps from this marker); Gov. Francis Nicholson
159 Main Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 2, 2018
2. 159 Main Street Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Framework of History (within shouting distance of this marker); 167 Main Street at Conduit Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Mann's Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); 41 Cornhill Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Maryland State House (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Annapolis.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 5, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 2, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 62 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 2, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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