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Beautiful setting for an important memorial

This is a quiet plaza outside the Annapolis State House, at the gateway to the historic part of the city. There is a great memorial to Rhurgood Marshall, Supeeme Court Justice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 18, 2014
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Spokane, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

Thurgood Marshall's memorial is next to what used to be the court of appeals. It was sculpted by the son of John Caliver, if I remember correctly. It's nice...worth a few minutes of attention.

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Annapolis MD
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Lovely views of the Maryland Senate and House buildings.There's a bronze statue of Thurgood Marshall and four columns located beside the Legislative Buildings.

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Pasco
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I saw this while walking from my hotel to the historic shopping area. Nice memorial - worth seeing and learning more about.

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Seaford
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Near the Government House there is a small plaza dedicated to Thurgood Marshall, the late Supreme Court Justice and great civil rights lawyer. The statute is of a young Marshall, behind his statute are pillars with the inscription "Equal Justice Under Law," and facing the statute are two benches. On one bench are statutes of two children.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This is a quiet plaza outside the Annapolis State House, at the gateway to the historic part of the city. There is a great memorial to Rhurgood Marshall, Supeeme Court Justice and statesman. It's important to stop and take account of his contributions while exploring this beautiful area.

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Great little park like setting with neat statues of a young Thurgood Marshall walking and some kids sitting on a bench looking at him.

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Virginia Beach
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Our walking tour guide mentioned that this area is where lawyers and politician met to discuss cases and bills. I took pic to share with students as Thurgood Marshall is an historic person we study for Virginia Standards of Learning.

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Churchton, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I love that there is a statue to Justice Marshall right by the state government buildings. The park is built into the ground, and is accessible by stairs and brick ramps. All around you are beautiful quotes. And his statue is beautiful. I'm glad we celebrate him here.

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Melbourne Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I am not just saying that cause I know his Grandson either! A fine Jurist and and American legal-ledgend, Well worth the visit.

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This memorial is right in the heart of the historic buildings, and it will take you only five minutes or so to see it, but you really should go. I found the memorial to be very moving. It gave me a moment to reflect on how much Thurgood Marshall did for this country.

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