Bowie State University Historical

Bowie State University Historical (HM1TGA)

Location: Bowie, MD 20715 Prince George's County
Country: United States of America

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.
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HM NumberHM1TGA
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Placed ByMaryland Historical Trust-Maryland State Highway Administration
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 at 9:02am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
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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