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Wiley H. Bates Legacy Center

The Legacy Continues for Wiley H. Bates High School

Wiley H. Bates Heritage Park

 

Wiley H. Bates Legacy Center

April 1, 2015

The Wiley H. Bates Legacy Center and Memorial are part of a $27 million dollar complex called The Wiley H. Bates Heritage Park which opened in a public celebration, September 2006. The Legacy Center is dedicated to preserving and presenting the history of Wiley H. Bates High School, formerly (1932 to 1966) the only high school for African Americans in Anne Arundel County. It is a unique cultural arts heritage center displaying historical documents and collections that preserve the African American experience.

 

Upcoming Events

Saturday, April 25
CLASS OF 1954

Monday, April 27
A TRIBUTE TO WOMEN OF COLOR

Saturday, May 2
ALPHA PHI ALPHA

Tuesday, May 5
CAUCUS OF AFRICAN AMERICAN LEADERS

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1 week agoBates Alumni Day 2015 Pictures Posted
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March 20, 2015Maryland Day Celebration 2015
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 The world in its very heart admires the stern, determined doer: It sees in him its best sight, its brightest object, its richest treasure. Drive right along then; in whatever you undertake consider yourself amply sufficient for the deed and you will succeed.

—Wiley H. Bates

 

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