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St. Mary’s City in St. Mary's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Saint Mary’s Female Seminary

 
 
Saint Mary’s Female Seminary Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, March 31, 2007
1. Saint Mary’s Female Seminary Tablet
Inscription. Established by act of Assembly, 1839. A monument to the birth of the State, 1634. “Where the mothers of future generations may receive their education at a place so well calculated to inspire affection and attachment for their native state.” Erected on the site of Saint Mary’s City, the first capital of Maryland. Governor William Grayson, 1839. Governor Emmerson G. Harrington, 1917.
 
Erected 1917.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Maryland, Saint Mary's City marker series.
 
Location. 38° 11.253′ N, 76° 26.067′ W. Marker is in St. Mary’s City, Maryland, in St. Mary's County. Marker is on Trinity Church Road west of Point Lookout Road (Maryland Route 5), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is on Calvert Hall on the campus of St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Marys City MD 20686, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. After the Disastrous Fire (here, next to this marker); The St. Mary’s Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Sharing Land and Legacy (within shouting distance of this marker); Governing
Calvert Hall image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, March 31, 2007
2. Calvert Hall
This tablet (on the left) and the matching Fire tablet can be seen on the center columns in this photograph.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Trinity Church, St. Mary’s Parish (within shouting distance of this marker); Leonard Calvert (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Here Lyeth The Body (about 300 feet away); Entrance to First State House of Maryland (about 300 feet away); The First State House of Maryland (about 400 feet away); Thomas Allen Senior (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in St. Mary’s City.
 
More about this marker. Marker is on the left column at the main entrance to Calvert Hall.
 
Also see . . .
1. Welcome to St. Mary's College of Maryland. (Submitted on April 23, 2007.)
2. Interactive Map of the Campus. Click on the red dots to see pictures. (Submitted on April 23, 2007.) 
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,559 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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