Bowie State University Historical

Bowie State University Historical (HM1TGA)

Location: Bowie, MD 20715 Prince George's County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 1.081', W 76° 45.626'

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Oldest historically black institution of higher education in Maryland. Established in 1865 in Baltimore as a school for freed slaves. In 1867 became Baltimore Normal School for the education of colored teachers. Relocated in 1911 to Prince George's County; renamed Maryland Normal and Industrial School at Bowie. Expanded to four-year program 1935 as Maryland Teachers College at Bowie. Liberal Arts added 1963 became Bowie State College. Joined University System of Maryland 1988 as Bowie State University.
Placed ByMaryland Historical Trust-Maryland State Highway Administration
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Date Added Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 347594 N 4320250
Decimal Degrees39.01801667, -76.76043333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 1.081', W 76° 45.626'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 1' 4.86" N, 76° 45' 37.56" W
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Area Code(s)301, 410
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Henry Cir, Bowie MD 20715, US
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