Annapolis in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Anne Catharine Green
Annapolis Charter 300 1708-2008
This image of Anne Catharine Green pays homage to her as the first woman printer/publisher in the country. Appointed by the Maryland Assembly as the Official Printer of the Province, she printed all public documents and currency of the colony. Green courageously expanded her husband's business, the Jonas Green Print Shop, after his death, serving as editor and publisher of the Maryland Gazette, which is still in circulation today. Prior to the Revolution, serving as a voice for the patriot cause. The Jonas Green Print Shop and home on Charles Street in the city, where she raised four of her fourteen children, continues to be occupied by her descendants and can be visited by appointment. Anne Catharine Green was a courageous and visionary Annapolis woman who contributed to our country's fight for freedom by acting as a force for change, dissension and economic independence.
Partially Funded by a Grant from the
Art in Public Places Commission
Sponsored by Severn Savings Bank
Sally Wern Comport's dynamic art has been commissioned by some of the most recognized publishing, advertising, institutional and private clients around the globe. She established Art at Large Inc. to produce large scale original works for interior and exterior wall spaces. In addition,
City-wide Annapolis Public Art Exhibition locations:
1 Harbormaster City Dock
2 USNA Craig St. Gate
3 Newman Park
4 Donlan's Parking Lot
5 Arundel Center
6 Severn Bank Building
Erected 2008 by the City of Annapolis. (Marker Number 6.)
Location. 38° 58.58′ N, 76° 30.344′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on West Street (Maryland Route 450) west of Westgate Circle, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Annapolis MD 21401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Address by President Lincoln (within shouting distance of this marker); From The Bivouac of the Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Annapolis National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); A National Cemetery System Annapolis During The Civil War (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); George H. Phelps, Jr. (about 300 feet away); Brown-Leanos Memorial Park (about 400 feet away); Sharpening Our Governing Teeth: The 1708 Charter of Annapolis (about 400 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 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 10, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 10, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.