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

Site of the Annapolis City Gates

1698-1790

 
 
Site of the Annapolis City Gates Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 13, 2008
1. Site of the Annapolis City Gates Marker
Inscription.
All roads leading to this provincial capital, marked AA to guide the traveler, entered the city here beside the city gate house. A wooden fence, enclosing the city, kept out wandering cattle and "men of ill fame."

Erected by the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Maryland, Annapolis Committee.
1983

 
Erected 1983 by National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Maryland, Annapolis Committee.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Society of Colonial Dames of America marker series.
 
Location. 38° 58.699′ N, 76° 29.77′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is at the intersection of West Street (Maryland Route 450) and Calvert Street, on the left when traveling east on West Street. 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. Lincoln in Annapolis (a few steps from this marker); The Old Fourth Ward (within shouting distance of this marker); Asbury United Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); "Preservation Was A Fight!"
Location of the gates, looking east image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 13, 2008
2. Location of the gates, looking east
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marion Warren's six photographs capture this historic Annapolis neighborhood in a sleepier time (about 400 feet away); On this site on November 25, 1960 (about 500 feet away); Remembering the Foot Soldiers of the March on Washington (about 500 feet away); This montage is the collaborative effort of... (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Annapolis.
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 14, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,068 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 14, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.
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