Carr’s Beach was an entertainment mecca on the Annapolis Neck during racial segregation in the early to mid-20th century. The private beach club drew thousands of people to hear the likes of Chuck Berry, James Brown, and Billie Holliday perform.
This past weekend, the City of Annapolis unveiled a vibrant mural paying tribute to the heyday of Carr’s Beach, along one of the roads that led to the beach resort.
Today, the property is a waterfront condo community, but the city is pledging to create a physical reminder of the legendary pop-culture destination. Cheryl Costello has more on the history being revived. Watch below: