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Thurgood Marshall Memorial

Annapolis, MD
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Ranked #18 of 43 Attractions in Annapolis
Type: Monuments/ Statues
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- Aug 19, 2014
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Melbourne Beach, Florida
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126 reviews 126 reviews
24 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
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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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

It's free and very informative. Great views & history. The statues are really well done. It's a great place to take pictures and enjoy a crepe from Sofi's!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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94 reviews 94 reviews
53 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stumbled upon this walking from the parking deck at Calvert & Bladen toward the statehouse. There are multiple sculptures in a circle, It's hard to read the text engraved in the granite on the benches with two of the sculptures and in the circle in front of the standing statue (in fact, we almost didn't see them at all... More

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charlotte, nc
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168 reviews 168 reviews
37 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 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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Manchester
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89 reviews 89 reviews
19 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 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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Culpeper
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152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
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
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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