Signing Ceremony

Five men sit at a folding table, holding up pens and smiling, with dark folders on the table.
A photo of three interpretive signs, a table with folders and pens is out of focus in the foreground
Three men stand on a beach in front of a small motorized watercraft, smiling towards a camera.

In the grove at Elktonia Carr’s Beach, on August 11, 2022,  the Beach was officially signed over to the City of Annapolis for use as a public space.

Two men on folding chairs sit outside, both facing towards the camera, one is clapping.
A side profile of a man with glasses giving a speech outside.
A man in a blue suit stands at a podium, one arm held up, facing towards the camera, giving a speech
Two men in the foreground lean over a table with folders, signing a document
Three men sitting at a folding table with pens and folders, one is holding up the pen with a smile.

Watch the video below of the speakers from the day, including Senator Ben Cardin, Lt. Governor Boyd Rutherford, County Executive Steuart Pittman, Mayor Gavin Buckley, and Vince Leggett from the Blacks of the Chesapeake Foundation.