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Near Prince Frederick in Calvert County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Wallville School

ca. 1880-1934

 
 
Old Wallville School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Shane Oliver, March 10, 2022
1. Old Wallville School Marker
Inscription.  Oldest standing one-room schoolhouse for African American students in Calvert County. Offered education for grades 1-7 in the Wallville community. Illustrates the segregated educational facilities of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Moved in 2006 to current site for preservation and reconstruction.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust, Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducation. In addition, it is included in the Maryland Historical Trust series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 2006.
 
Location. 38° 33.152′ N, 76° 34.158′ W. Marker is near Prince Frederick, Maryland, in Calvert County. Marker is on Dares Beach Road (Maryland Route 402) 1.2 miles east of Maryland 2/4, on the left when traveling east. On the grounds of the Calvert Elementary School. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Prince Frederick MD 20678, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. W. S. Brooks High School (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Arthur Storer Planetarium
Old Wallville School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ben Sturgis, April 12, 2012
2. Old Wallville School Marker
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(approx. 0.7 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Veterans Green (approx. 1.2 miles away); Panic in Prince Frederick (approx. 1.2 miles away); Prince Frederick Library “Firsts” (approx. 1.4 miles away); St. John’s Holiness Church (approx. 4 miles away); Battle Creek Cypress Swamp (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Prince Frederick.
 
Old Wallville School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ben Sturgis, April 12, 2012
3. Old Wallville School
Old Wallville Schoolhouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Shane Oliver, March 10, 2022
4. Old Wallville Schoolhouse
Old Wallville Schoolhouse Interior image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Shane Oliver, March 10, 2022
5. Old Wallville Schoolhouse Interior
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 19, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2012, by Ben Sturgis of Huntingtown, Maryland. This page has been viewed 585 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 17, 2022, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia.   2, 3. submitted on April 13, 2012, by Ben Sturgis of Huntingtown, Maryland.   4, 5. submitted on April 17, 2022, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 26, 2022