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

Woodville School

 
 
Woodville School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 26, 2014
1. Woodville School Marker
Inscription. Constructed in 1934 to serve area African-American children, with labor furnished by the Federal Emergency Relief Administration and materials purchased by the county board of Education. Larger better equipped than the typical rural schools of the period. Woodville school replaced community schools built in 1867 and 1877. The school closed after integration of the county schools in 1954 and was purchased by the Knights of St. John Commandery #373.
Maryland Historical Trust
Maryland State Highway Administration

 
Erected 2014 by The Maryland Historical Trust/State Highway Administration.
 
Location. 38° 35.654′ N, 76° 43.376′ W. Marker is in Aquasco, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is on Aquasco Road (Maryland Route 351), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21500 Aquasco Road, Aquasco MD 20608, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brig Gen Leonard Covington (approx. 0.6 miles away); Alarming Sight (approx. 0.7 miles away); Warships and Raids (approx. 3.4 miles away); Up in Flames
Woodville School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 26, 2014
2. Woodville School Marker
(approx. 3.5 miles away); Maxwell Hall (approx. 4.3 miles away); Immanuel Church (approx. 4.7 miles away); Town Ravaged (approx. 4.8 miles away); Lower Marlboro (approx. 4.8 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Aquasco.
 
Also see . . .  Woodville “Colored” School. (PDF) Maryland Historical Trust, State Historic Inventory Form. (Submitted on December 27, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. African AmericansEducation
 
Woodville School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 26, 2014
3. Woodville School Marker
Fatti Maschi  Femine Parole image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 26, 2014
4. Fatti Maschi  Femine Parole
Woodville School image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 26, 2014
5. Woodville School
Front Door image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 26, 2014
6. Front Door
Knights of St. John's Hall image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 26, 2014
7. Knights of St. John's Hall
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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