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Brown-Leanos Memorial Park

 
 
Brown-Leanos Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 15, 2008
1. Brown-Leanos Memorial Park Marker
Inscription. Dedicated to the Brown and Leanos families that operated a grocery and restaurant business, respectively at this location since the late 1890's.

Originally dedicated on
September 10, 1990
Rededicated May 13, 2000

 
Erected 2000 by Sigill Annapolis in Maryland.
 
Location. 38° 58.573′ N, 76° 30.27′ W. Marker is in Annapolis, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is at the intersection of West Street (Maryland Route 450) and Spa Road (Maryland Route 387), in the median 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. George H. Phelps, Jr. (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Snowden Memorial (about 800 feet away); Who was Henry Davis? (about 800 feet away); On this site on November 25, 1960 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Asbury United Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of the Annapolis City Gates
Brown-Leanos Memorial Park and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 15, 2008
2. Brown-Leanos Memorial Park and Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Lincoln in Annapolis (approx. half a mile away); The Claude House (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Annapolis.
 
Also see . . .
1. A Circle of Friends. An article by Mary Grace Gallagher and originally published in The Capital on May 14, 2000.

"...the circle and the park inside are a celebration of how two families from different cultures worked next to each other in harmony..." (Submitted on March 19, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 

2. African Americans Paving the Way; Mapping the routes of Marylandís black history. An article by Diana Beechener published in the Bay Weekly Volume 16, Issue 8 - February 21 - February 27, 2008. See the section titled "Brown Street." (Submitted on March 19, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. African AmericansNotable Persons
 
Brown-Leanos Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 15, 2008
3. Brown-Leanos Memorial Park
View is looking down West Street toward downtown Annapolis. The marker is on the other side of the right gatepost.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 19, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,139 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 19, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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