1884-1909One of the oldest surviving one-room schoolhouses in Prince George's County, Thrift School was built in 1884. It replaced an earlier school from 1869 located on the same site. The School Commissioners, having acquired the one-acre tract from the Bryan Family 15 years earlier, contracted J.B. Townshend to rebuild the school for $495. The school's first two modern innovations were acquired in 1905—a water closet and a typewriter.
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|Placed By||Maryland National Park and Planning Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 2:17am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 333137 N 4288421|
|Decimal Degrees||38.72871667, -76.91961667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 43.723', W 76° 55.177'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 43' 43.38" N, 76° 55' 10.62" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||240, 301, 410|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 11000 Thrift Rd, Clinton MD 20735, US|
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