W. S. Brooks High School

W. S. Brooks High School (HMJOH)

Location: Prince Frederick, MD 20678 Calvert County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 33.157', W 76° 34.321'

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The first public high school for African Americans in Calvert County was opened in 1938 and served until desegregation in 1966. Named for William Sampson Brooks (1865-1934). Born in Calvert County, Rev. Brooks was an advocate of education, 44th Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church and author of accounts of his missionary travels in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
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HM NumberHMJOH
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Placed ByMaryland Historical Trust ; Maryland State Highway Administration
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 6:50am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 363019 N 4268303
Decimal Degrees38.55261667, -76.57201667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 33.157', W 76° 34.321'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 33' 9.42" N, 76° 34' 19.26" W
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Area Code(s)240, 410, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1305 Dares Beach Rd, Prince Frederick MD 20678, US
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