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Sykesville in Carroll County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Historic Sykesville Colored Schoolhouse

 
 
The Historic Sykesville Colored Schoolhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 19, 2011
1. The Historic Sykesville Colored Schoolhouse Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated to the pupils and teachers
who learned within these four walls.
1904 - 1939
Restoration dedicated on September 15, 2006
With appreciation to the organizations and
individuals whose generous donations of time,
expertise and revenues led to this building's
restoration in order that it can continue
teaching future generations of local children.

List of donors.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducation. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1836.
 
Location. 39° 21.859′ N, 76° 58.51′ W. Marker is in Sykesville, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker is on Schoolhouse Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sykesville MD 21784, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); Baldwin's Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Town House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sykesville (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Strawbridge Home for Boys (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church

Sykesville Colored Schoolhouse image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, November 19, 2011
2. Sykesville Colored Schoolhouse
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); The Sykesville Bypass Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Springfield Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sykesville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 703 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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