Cooksville High School

Cooksville High School (HM5ZO)

Location: Cooksville, MD 21723 Howard County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 18.454', W 77° 1.28'

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Site of the first public high school for African Americans in Howard County. Original site of Warfield Academy, became Mount Gregory School in 1867 for African Americans and was the genesis of Mount Gregory Church. Was a public elementary school by 1925. Through the efforts of the community, secondary grades were phased in beginning 1935, with the first students graduating in 1939.
HM NumberHM5ZO
Historical Period19th Century, 20th Century
Historical PlaceSchool
Marker TypeHistoric District
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Placed ByThe Maryland Historic Trust and the Maryland State Highway Administration
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 5:13pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 325722 N 4352856
Decimal Degrees39.30756667, -77.02133333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 18.454', W 77° 1.28'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 18' 27.2400" N, 77° 1' 16.8000" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)410
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2332 Roxbury Mills Rd, Cooksville MD 21723, US
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