John Snowden Memorial

John Snowden Memorial (HMZXM)

Location: Annapolis, MD 21401 Anne Arundel County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 58.614', W 76° 30.426'

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I have been imprisoned and now I am about to shake hands with time and welcome eternity, for in a few hours from now, I shall step out of time into eternity to pay the penalty of a crime I am not guilty of. God knows that I am telling the truth, and after I have been hanged, I am asking the authorities to please continue to search for the murderer. Though I have suffered, if it would have proved to the world that I was innocent, I would have willingly gone through that awful degree again. I have offered up a prayer for you all. I want to thank everybody that have spent their time and money to help me. Through their song and prayer my soul was made alive and I am leaving on the everlasting Arm of Jesus. I could not leave this world with a lie in my mouth.

Excerpt from the last statement of John Snowden, February 27, 1919

John Snowden Memorial Committee, Carl O. Snowden, Chairman; Joy C. Bramble, Jeffrey C. Henderson, Frederick C. Howard, Roger L. Murray Sr., George Phelps Jr., Hazel Geneva Snowden, Janice Hayes-Williams

Reverend Victor O. Johnson, Asbury United Methodist Church

Reverence Mamie A. Williams, Annapolis District Superintendent

Bishop Felton Edwin May, Presiding Bishop, Baltimore-Washington Conference of the United Methodist Church

June 10, 2000

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HM NumberHMZXM
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Year Placed2000
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Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 10:46pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 369451 N 4315293
Decimal Degrees38.97690000, -76.50710000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 58.614', W 76° 30.426'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 58' 36.84" N, 76° 30' 25.56" W
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Area Code(s)410, 301, 443, 202, 703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 844 West St, Annapolis MD 21401, US
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