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Prince Frederick in Calvert County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Prince Frederick Library “Firsts”

 
 
Prince Frederick Library "Firsts" Marker image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 6, 2007
1. Prince Frederick Library "Firsts" Marker
Inscription. The west wing of this library was built in 1903 on Main Street as the County’s first bank. In 1913, it was replaced, moved and became the County’s first library; 1916 County’s first Boy Scoot Troop met there; 1921 it was County’s first high school; 1959 it was reorganized as a publicly supported library and in 1961 was moved to its present location. The west wing is known as the Duke Room for Judge Wm. W. Duke who founded the 1913 library and was Scoutmaster of the first troop.
 
Erected by Board of County Commissioners, Calvert County Historical Society, Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 32.184′ N, 76° 35.104′ W. Marker is in Prince Frederick, Maryland, in Calvert County. Marker is on Duke Street 0.1 miles east of Solomons Island Road (Maryland Route 2/4), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Prince Frederick MD 20678, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Panic in Prince Frederick (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans Green (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Arthur Storer Planetarium
Prince Frederick Library image. Click for full size.
By F. Robby, November 6, 2007
2. Prince Frederick Library
(approx. one mile away); W. S. Brooks High School (approx. 1.3 miles away); Old Wallville School (approx. 1.4 miles away); Joseph & James Wilkinson (approx. 1.7 miles away); St. John’s Holiness Church (approx. 2.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Prince Frederick.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,457 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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