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Near Colora in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

West Nottingham Academy

 
 
West Nottingham Academy Founded 1744 by Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
1. West Nottingham Academy Founded 1744 by Marker
Inscription. Founded 1744 by by Samuel Finley, Presbyterian Minister and a native of County Armagh, Ireland. He remained in charge of the academy and church until 1761 when he was chosen President of the College of New Jersey, now Princeton University.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 40.188′ N, 76° 4.606′ W. Marker is near Colora, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is at the intersection of Harrisville Road and Firetower Road, on the right on Harrisville Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colora MD 21917, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. This Tablet is in Commemoration (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named West Nottingham Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Richards Oak (approx. 2.4 miles away); Cummings Tavern (approx. 2.5 miles away); Site of Chapel-of-Ease (approx. 2.5 miles away); The Nottingham Lots (approx. 3 miles away); Site of Woodlawn Camp Meeting (approx. 3.1 miles away); Flight 605 (approx. 3.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Colora.
 
Also see . . .  West Nottingham Academy History. (Submitted on July 18, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraEducationNotable Persons
 
Headmaster's House Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
2. Headmaster's House
Administration Building Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
3. Administration Building
West Nottingham Presbyterian Church Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
4. West Nottingham Presbyterian Church
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,628 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 18, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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