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College Park in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Calvert Hall

 
 
Calvert Hall Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, December 3, 2008
1. Calvert Hall Marker
Inscription.
In honor of
Charles B. Calvert
Born August 20, 1808
Died May 12, 1864
through whose efforts was established the Maryland Agricultural College, the first college in America chartered expressly for agricultural experimentation and instruction.

"So soon as you give a professional and at the same time a liberal education to the farmer you at once arouse a professional pride to make his own the most honorable of all pursuits."
Extract from a letter of Charles B. Calvert to the public, June 30, 1852.
 
Erected 1914 by Maryland Agricultural College.
 
Location. 38° 58.993′ N, 76° 56.528′ W. Marker is in College Park, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Knox Road and Preinkert Drive. Click for map. The marker is on the northeast end of Calvert Hall on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park. It accessible to pedestrians, approximately 0.15 miles northeast of the Mowatt Lane Parking Garage which is at the corner of Knox Road and Preinkert Drive. Marker is in this post office area: College Park MD 20742, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Architectural History of the Maryland Agricultural College
Calvert Hall Cornerstone, 1913-14 Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, December 08
2. Calvert Hall Cornerstone, 1913-14
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); University of Maryland Memorial Chapel (about 600 feet away); Morrill Hall (about 700 feet away); Millard E. Tydings (about 800 feet away); Blair Lee III (approx. 0.2 miles away); "May Peace Prevail on Earth" (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Terrapin Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); "The University of Maryland Is Deeply Rooted in History" (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in College Park.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .  Charles Benedict Calvert. Prince George's County Hall of Fame #7 (Submitted on November 4, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 
 
Additional keywords. University of Maryland, Charles Benedict Calvert.
 
Categories. AgricultureEducationLandmarksNotable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
Charles Benedict Calvert Photo, Click for full size
Wikipedia
3. Charles Benedict Calvert
Calvert Hall Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, December 08
4. Calvert Hall Marker
above and left of cornerstone, lower middle of photo.
Calvert Hall - the oldest dormitory on campus Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, December 08
5. Calvert Hall - the oldest dormitory on campus
 
 
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