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The Legacy of Captain George W. Brown, Black Maritime Entrepreneur

# Maryland Sea Grant

Wendy Mitman Clarke

#ChesapeakeQuarterly

#CaptainGeorgeWBrown

#BlackMaritimeEntrepreneur

#OldWestBaltimore

#ChesapeakeBay





For decades, Captain Brown took countless African Americans to #BrownsGrove and other points of the Chesapeake Bay.


Young music giants such as #ChickWebb and #EubieBlake often performed aboard his vessels, to name a few.


Thanks for a great article by Wendy Mitman Clarke, featuring several rare Brown's Grove artifacts from the #NannyJackAndCoArchives.


To learn more about the fascinating story of Captain Brown, click on the link below and go to the story titled, "Baltimore's Captain."


https://www.chesapeakequarterly.net/V20N1/


H/t (hat tip) to Rona Kobell


Link to the story will also be on nannyjack.com and oldwestbaltimore.com


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#NegroHistoryDetective 🕵🏽‍♂️

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#HistoricalTruthMatters

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#NotInTheTextbooks

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