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Thurgood Marshall Memorial

Annapolis, MD
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Ranked #17 of 43 attractions in Annapolis
Type: Monuments/ Statues
Most recent review
- Jun 6, 2014
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charlotte, nc
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163 reviews 163 reviews
36 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Actually happened across the memorial by chance, and glad we did! It is a beautiful memorial to United States Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, based on his work as an attorney, seeking to desegregate the University of Maryland School of Law. The Memorial is on the mall, across from the state capital and next to the governor's mansion. A bronze... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

It is located next to the State Capitol. It is almost lifelike. I am sure Justice Marshall would be pleased. Make sure you have your camera

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rye, colorado
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Located just outside the main entrance to the MD State House, this little gem of history educates and causes one to think about this great man. It didn't hurt that the trees were in beautiful bloom and the State House provides an awesome view. I'm so glad I stumbled upon this gem.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

this champion of civil rights should evoke in every American a deep reflection of our ill treatment of "people of color" throughout our history even into the present day and their accomplishments and contributions that have helped shape our society and improve our lives

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Northwest Arkansas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Was a nice place to rest and contemplate the beautiful weather while walking around Statehouse area.

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Vienna, Virginia
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

An amazing man in his proper place of honor as an historic Marylander - right at the steps of the State House. Poignant sculptures make the point of his rising up through and above the times he lived in.

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

This was a memorable and meaningful memorial. I loved the sculptures of Thurgood and the children too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

A beutiful tribute to a historic figure. A large statue out in front of a great building. Very touching tribute.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

We were there with the crowds and watched the Blue Angels airshow from here. Liked the location for viewing the show.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

Nicely done with bronze statues. Benches for reflection and is handicapped accessible. Located at the footsteps of the Maryland State House.

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