James Smallwood Schoolhouse

James Smallwood Schoolhouse (HM2HL)

Location: York, PA 17401 York County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 57.444', W 76° 43.779'

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Built in 1892, this school was part of a movement to create schools for the education of black students by black teachers, and is representative of the national struggle for equal education, regardless of race. Named in memory of James Smallwood, elected teacher of the city's first "colored school" in 1871.
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HM NumberHM2HL
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 3:19pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 352261 N 4424461
Decimal Degrees39.95740000, -76.72965000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 57.444', W 76° 43.779'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 57' 26.64" N, 76° 43' 46.74" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 254 S Pershing Ave, York PA 17401, US
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