Seneca Schoolhouse Historical

Seneca Schoolhouse Historical (HM1T8G)

Location: Poolesville, MD 20837 Montgomery County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 4.836', W 77° 21.086'

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In 1865, local farmer and miller Upton Darby canvassed neighbors for subscriptions to construct a one-room schoolhouse of red sandstone from the Seneca quarries. Darby donated the land and building materials; families contributed labor as well as cash. The school was run by the community until 1876. Then operated as a Montgomery County public school until it closed in 1910. Restored in 1981 by Historic Medley District, Inc.
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HM NumberHM1T8G
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Year Placed2015
Placed ByMaryland Historical Trust-Maryland State Highway Administration
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, July 25th, 2016 at 9:05am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 296604 N 4328352
Decimal Degrees39.08060000, -77.35143333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 4.836', W 77° 21.086'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 4' 50.16" N, 77° 21' 5.16" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 16780 River Rd, Poolesville MD 20837, US
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