Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Oblate Sisters of Providence
July 2, 1829
Begun in 1828, Saint Frances Academy, the oldest continuing educational facility for black children in the United States, was moved to this site under the direction of Mother Mary Lange and the Oblate Sisters
Erected 2000 by Martin O'Malley and the Citizens of Baltimore.
Location. 39° 17.738′ N, 76° 37.569′ W. Marker is in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker is on George Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. The current status of George Street as a street is somewhat dubious. It is unclear whether vehicular traffic is permissible. Visitors are advised to park on a nearby street, perhaps St. Mary Street or Orchard Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 610 George Street, Baltimore MD 21201, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking St. Mary's Seminary Chapel (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Mary's Seminary (about 700 feet away); Chapel of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Temple (about 700 feet away); Mother Seton House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Western District Station House (approx. 0.3 miles away); G. Krug & Son (approx. 0.3 miles away); John Eager Howard (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sharp Street Memorial Church (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Baltimore.
Also see . . . Mother Mary Elizabeth Lange. A biographical sketch.
Categories. • African Americans • Charity & Public Work • Churches, Etc. • Education • Notable Persons •
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