La Plata Elementary School

La Plata Elementary School (HMQF6)

Location: La Plata, MD 20646 Charles County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 31.865', W 76° 58.222'

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Destroyed by a tornado on November 9, 1926. Thirteen pupils and four townspeople lost their lives and approximately thirty-five were injured. The school stood 433 feet northwest of this site on a rise in a residential area near the junction of Wicomico and Somerset Streets. The names of the pupils are memorialized on a plaque in the foyer of the Milton M. Somers School.
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HM NumberHMQF6
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Placed ByLa Plata Centennial Commission and the Maryland Historical Society
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 3:11pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 328254 N 4266582
Decimal Degrees38.53108333, -76.97036667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 31.865', W 76° 58.222'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 31' 51.90" N, 76° 58' 13.32" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Somerset St, La Plata MD 20646, US
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