1935-1949Site 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.
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|Placed By||The Maryland Historic Trust and the Maryland State Highway Administration|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 5:13pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 325722 N 4352856|
|Decimal Degrees||39.30756667, -77.02133333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 18.454', W 77° 1.28'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 18' 27.24" N, 77° 1' 16.80" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2220-2246 MD-97, Cooksville MD 21723, US|
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