one of Maryland’s eleven
state-certiﬁed, locally-managed heritage areas
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Content researched, written, and funded by the Kunta Kinte-Alex Haley Foundation. Earlier versions of the African-American Heritage Guide were financed in part with State funds from the Maryland Heritage Areas Authority and the Annapolis & Anne Arundel County hotel tax. Distribution by The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference & Visitors Bureau and Four Rivers: The Heritage Area of Annapolis, London Town & South County. Photos in this guide are courtesy of: Phillip & Rachel Brown Collection, AAACCVB, AA County Office of Planning & Zoning, Independence Publishing Inc., Vincent O. Leggett, Phillip L. Brown, & Charles H. Bohl. Portrait of Frederick Douglass: Special Collections (Mary A. Dodge Collection, MSASC-564). Tonging Oyster Boats at City Dock w/African American Waterman: Special Collections (Thomas Baden Collection). Alex Haley: William A. Haley Collection. Also Deborah Greene; Dwight Blackshear; and Janice Hayes-Williams Collections. MLK Statue: Anne Arundel Community College. B&A Trail: Ranger Matthew George. Thurgood Marshall: Thurgood Marshall BWI Airport. 2010 Version: 5
African-American Heritage in Annapolis & Anne Arundel County, Maryland