Howard High School

Howard High School (HM70R)

Location: Wilmington, DE 19801 New Castle County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 44.811', W 75° 32.505'

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First Secondary School for Blacks in Delaware

Founded in 1867 by the Association for the Moral Improvement and Education of Colored People and named for Civil War General Oliver Otis Howard, the original school was located at 12th and Orange Streets.

Pierre S. DuPont was the major benefactor for the new building, opened in 1928 on this site. With the annexation of the adjoining Howard Career Center in 1975. Howard's role as the major education institution for Blacks expanded to include students from the total Delaware community.
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HM NumberHM70R
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Marker NumberNC-82
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 7:29am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 453585 N 4399800
Decimal Degrees39.74685000, -75.54175000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 44.811', W 75° 32.505'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 44' 48.66" N, 75° 32' 30.30" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)302
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1300-1320 Clifford Brown Walk, Wilmington DE 19801, US
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