First Site of Washington Academy

First Site of Washington Academy (HM19AU)

Location: Westover, MD 21871 Somerset County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 7.9', W 75° 42.7'

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A forerunner of Washington High School, the Academy was founded and built, 1767, under the proprietary laws of 1694, enlarged, 1776, and destroyed by fire, 1797. Originally called Somerset Academy, it was renamed and chartered as Washington Academy, 1779.
HM NumberHM19AU
Placed ByMaryland Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 1:21am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 437629 N 4220663
Decimal Degrees38.13166667, -75.71166667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 7.9', W 75° 42.7'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 7' 54.00" N, 75° 42' 42.00" W
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Area Code(s)410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9153 Sign Post Rd, Westover MD 21871, US
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