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

Greg Harlin's John Paul Jones's Ranger

 
 
Greg Harlin's <i>John Paul Jones's Ranger</i> Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, March 10, 2018
1. Greg Harlin's John Paul Jones's Ranger Marker
Inscription.
Greg Harlin's magnificent historical painting honors the maritime and military heritage of Annapolis and it's significant role in our modern day liberties. The artwork features one of American history's legendary frigates, the Ranger commanded by John Paul Jones. Mr. Harlin's John Paul Jones's Ranger is an energetic work befitting the pedestrian entry of the United States Naval Academy, dramatizing the bravery of Americans in protecting our country's ideals. While admiring these elegant vessels in action, you are only a short distance from places rich in history: John Paul Jones's Crypt at the Navel Academy Chapel, the Naval Academy Museum, and the USNA Visitor Center.

Partially Funded by a Grant from the
Art in Public Places Commission
Sponsored by Loews Annapolis Hotel


[Aside:]
Annapolis-based illustrator, Greg Harlin, has spent much of his twenty-five working years living with the past. His historical re-creation paintings have brought renewed life to discoveries of the earliest fossil records to American artifacts. His work has appeared in National Geographic, the National Park Service publications, Kids Discover Magazine, the Smithsonian, and many other museums and children's books. Greg Harlin's work is imaginative, dramatic, creating a balance
Greg Harlin's <i>John Paul Jones's Ranger</i> Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, March 10, 2018
2. Greg Harlin's John Paul Jones's Ranger Marker
of realism and fantasy that helps the viewer to really experience Naval history. Adults and children alike can learn volumes from his work. More to view : www.wrh-illustration.com

ArtWalk
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 2007 by the City of Annapolis. (Marker Number 2.)
 
Location. 38° 58.768′ N, 76° 29.111′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Boundary Road west of Buchanan Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. At the United States Naval Academy Craig Street Gate. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Boundary Road, Annapolis MD 21402, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. United States Naval Academy (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Joseph R. Hunt Court (about 300 feet away); The Navy Mascot (about 400 feet away); N* (about 400 feet away); Spanish Gun (about 400 feet away); Lieutenant General John Archer Lejeune (about 400 feet away); 75mm. Howitzer (about 500 feet away); Japanese Torpedo (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Annapolis.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicWar, US RevolutionaryWaterways & Vessels
 
 
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 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 10, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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