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October/November 2006
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The Wiley H. Bates Heritage Park
In 1931, Wiley Bates donated $500 towards the purchse of land on which to build the first high school for African American students in Annapolis. By 1981, the building was abandoned. Today, the revitalized site is home to a new Senior Center, a Boys & Girls Club, and a fitting memorial to Bates. Nancy Breslau Lewis reports.

PLUS: The American Boat and Yacht Council and Homestead Gardens

Annapolis Insiders: Dr. Robert G. Graw, Jr.
As a child in California, Dr. Robert “Bob” Graw wanted to grow up to be just like his pediatrician. Today, Dr. Graw, founder of Nighttime Pediatrics and the Pediatric Group, is not only a pillar of the community, but he’s created a practice that allows other pediatricians to become equally cherished as well. Margot Mohsberg interviews a local legend.

PLUS: Ric Dahlgren and Becky Michaud

Annapolis History: Annapolis National Cemetery
That cemetery at the corner of West Street and Taylor Avenue is actually one of the first National War Cemeteries designated by Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War. Though no major battles were fought here, the site was close to hospitals and other sites of Union troop activity, making it ideal as a home for the fallen soldiers of the Civil War.

Bay Business: Kokopelli Automotive
If you’ve ever wanted to feel like Sterling Moss (and know who he is), Tom Rodgers can fix you up. Rodgers sells kits which allow you to create a replica of the Lotus 11 racecar.

PLUS: Well Dressed Nest; Bay Icons; Merry Maids;
Legal Briefs: Zizou and Head-Butts; Consider This will return in the December/January Issue; and
Jimmy’s Favorite Sites

BAY LIFE: St John's College
The bulkeaded seawall along College Creek at the northern edge of St. John’s College has been transformed into an ecologically restored wetland protected from erosion with bio-logs and native species of marsh grass. The 885-foot shoreline restoration is one of the largest of its kind along the Chesapeake Bay.

PLUS: Wild Places Close to Home and At Home…Segway

U.S. Sailboat and Powerboat Shows
It’s that time of year again, and we have the scoop - the events, where to get your tickets, and directions. Don’t miss the event that celebrates Annapolis’ status as Sailing Capital of the World!

PLUS: Arundel Olympic Swim Centers; Severn Town Club’s Holly Ball; and West River Heritage Day Oyster Festival

Dining Out: Pusser's
Annapolis Editions
Organizations: Anne Arundel Conflict
......................... Resolution Center
In Memoriam: Marion E. Warren
Real Estate Sales
Dining Out: Metropolitan

Annapolis Map
Mi Casa Es Su Casa
The Wine Coach
Restaurants, Shops, Services, Galleries & Schools
Advertiser Directory
Crossword Puzzle


What event in the Annapolis area are you most looking forward to in 2006?

Powerboat Show
Sailboat Show
Renaissance Festival
Seafood Festival
County Fair

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