MARVIN JOSEPH/THE WASHINGTON POST VIA GETTY IMAGES
By Loren Anne Barnett
Highland Beach, Maryland
Charles and Laura Douglass founded Highland Beach, Maryland, in 1893
after being turned away from a nearby resort because of their race.
Pictured at right: Former Mayor Ray Langston’s father, La Thall Langston
(1944), Frederick Douglass, and a group of girls from Camp Clarisa Scott
enjoying an outing at Highland Beach (1931).