Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill (HM1IJV)

Location: Fort Washington, MD 20744 Prince George's County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 43.714', W 76° 58.706'

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A post-Civil War African American farming community established on former plantation land. Named for the Digges family chapel. A Freedman's Bureau School established in 1868 and a meetinghouse of ca. 1880 became focal points of the community. A benevolent society lodge and Rosenwald school were built in 1922. Followed by a second Rosenwald school in 1925.
Series This marker is part of the Rosenwald Schools series
Year Placed2014
Placed ByThe Maryland HIstorical Trust/Maryland State Highway Administration
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, December 28th, 2014 at 5:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 328023 N 4288514
Decimal Degrees38.72856667, -76.97843333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 43.714', W 76° 58.706'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 43' 42.84" N, 76° 58' 42.36" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11628-11638 Old Fort Rd, Fort Washington MD 20744, US
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