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Rockawalkin School

circa 1872

 
 
Rockawalkin School circa 1872 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
1. Rockawalkin School circa 1872 Marker
Inscription.  One-room schoolhouse built for the community of Rockawalkin. It held grades 1 through 7. Later 1 through 5. Located on northeast corner of Maryland Route 349 and Rockawalkin Road, it was abandoned as a school in 1939. Moved to this location, 1973.
 
Erected by Wicomico County Historical Society and Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1939.
 
Location. 38° 21.874′ N, 75° 37.296′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, Maryland, in Wicomico County. Marker is at the intersection of Pemberton Road and Ellegood Street, on the left when traveling west on Pemberton Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury MD 21802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. West Salisbury Little League 2007 Mid-Atlantic Champions (approx. half a mile away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); You Are Not Forgotten (approx. 0.8 miles away);
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St. Peter's Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Great Salisbury Fire (approx. 1.1 miles away); Historic Byrd Tavern (approx. 1.1 miles away); Lynching in America / Lynching in Wicomico County (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salisbury.
 
Rockawalkin School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
2. Rockawalkin School
Rockawalkin School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, November 23, 2007
3. Rockawalkin School
School Interior image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, November 3, 2007
4. School Interior
A peek through the window at the front of the classroom.
School Interior image. Click for full size.
Photographed By F. Robby, November 3, 2007
5. School Interior
A peek through the window at the back of the classroom.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,918 times since then and 124 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 29, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   4, 5. submitted on November 30, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.

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