Miner Teachers College

Miner Teachers College (HM1D47)

Location: Washington, DC 20001
Country: United States of America

N 38° 55.423', W 77° 1.341'

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African American Heritage Trail, Washington, DC

2565 Georgia Avenue, NW

Miner Teachers College, which operated here from 1914 until 1955, was the principal school training black teachers in the city for more than 70 years. Named for Myrtilla Miner (1815-1864), a white educator who founded Miner Normal School in 1851, the school became part of the DC Public Schools system in 1879. Under the leadership of Howard University graduate Lucy Ellen Moten (1851-1933), Miner became one of the top teacher training institutions in the county. In 1955 it merged with the white Wilson Teachers College, which became part of the University of the District of Columbia in 1977.
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HM NumberHM1D47
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Placed ByCultural Tourism, DC
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 9:33am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 324685 N 4310255
Decimal Degrees38.92371667, -77.02235000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 55.423', W 77° 1.341'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 55' 25.38" N, 77° 1' 20.46" W
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Area Code(s)202, 703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2549-2599 Georgia Ave NW, Washington DC 20001, US
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