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

Twin Oaks

Frederick Douglass Summer Home

 
 
Twin Oaks Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 13, 2008
1. Twin Oaks Marker
Inscription. Designed by Frederick Douglass so that "As a free man I could look back across the bay to the land where I was born a slave". Built by Charles Remond Douglass.
1895

 
Location. 38° 55.816′ N, 76° 27.846′ W. Marker is near Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on Wayman Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3200 Wayman Avenue, Annapolis MD 21403, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thomas Point (approx. 1.6 miles away); Our Abundant Chesapeake (approx. 1.6 miles away); From this spot, you can see 1998 - Annapolis: America's Sailing Capital (approx. 2.7 miles away); Oysters: Vital to the Lifeline of the Chesapeake (approx. 2.7 miles away); Oysters: Vital to Commerce. Vital to Culture. (approx. 2.7 miles away); Oysters: Vital to Nature. Vital to Our Future. (approx. 2.7 miles away); From this spot, you can see 1919 - Oysters: The Bay's "White Gold" (approx. 2.7 miles away); From this spot, you can see 1887 - The Age of Steam (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Annapolis.
 
Also see . . .  Site description from the Maryland Historical Trust. (Submitted on March 22, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
 
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National Register of Historic Places marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 13, 2008
2. National Register of Historic Places marker
Marker, as seen from the street image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 13, 2008
3. Marker, as seen from the street
Twin Oaks image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 13, 2008
4. Twin Oaks
View across the bay from Twin Oaks image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 13, 2008
5. View across the bay from Twin Oaks
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 13, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 926 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 13, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.
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