Visionaries of the 1960s
Arnold C. Gay
—February 14, 1919-January 26, 1994 —
To focus the attention of business owners on the importance of the maritime industry, he paid his employees with $2.00 bills. Those $2.00 bills quickly traveled far and wide throughout the city’s economy.
Through his leadership, the father of our maritime industry paved the way for Annapolis t to become the sailing capital it is today that is so much a part of our Annapolis quality of life.
Location. 38° 58.324′ N, 76° 28.984′ W. Marker is in Eastport, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is on 4th Street. Touch for map. The marker is at the end of 4th Street in Leon Wolfe Park. Marker is in this post office area: Annapolis MD 21403, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Tale of Three Bridges (here, next to this marker); Eastport's Old "Main Street" (here, next to this marker); Three Great Boat Yards, One Location
Categories. • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 28, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 134 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 28, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.