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Compton School

 
 
Compton School Marker image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, June 17, 2019
1. Compton School Marker
Inscription.  Built on New Germany Road (ca 1810-1830). Moved to Spruce Forest in 1989. Restoration made possible by a loan from Maryland Historical Trust. House donated by Cora Broadwater
 
Erected by Spruce Forest Artisan Village.
 
Location. 39° 41.802′ N, 79° 8.528′ W. Marker is in Grantsburg, Maryland, in Garrett County. Marker can be reached from 177 Casselman Road 0.1 miles north of National Road (Alternate U.S. 40). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grantsville MD 21536, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Miller House (a few steps from this marker); The National Pike (a few steps from this marker); Site of the National Pike Blacksmith Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); Mountain Maryland Gateway to the West (within shouting distance of this marker); Casselman River Bridge State Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Schrock Cabin (within shouting distance
Compton School (Marker to the left of door.) image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, June 17, 2019
2. Compton School (Marker to the left of door.)
of this marker); Winterburg House (within shouting distance of this marker); Glotfelty House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grantsburg.
 
Also see . . .  Spruce Forest Artisan Village. (Submitted on August 5, 2019.)
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Spruce Forest Artisan Village at Cassleman River Bridge State Park. image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, June 17, 2019
3. Spruce Forest Artisan Village at Cassleman River Bridge State Park.
Spruce Forest Artisan Village Welcome Sign image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, June 17, 2019
4. Spruce Forest Artisan Village Welcome Sign
Casselman River Bridge at Casselman River State Park image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, June 17, 2019
5. Casselman River Bridge at Casselman River State Park
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 6, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 5, 2019. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 5, 2019. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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