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St. Mary's Female Seminary

 
 
St. Mary’s Female Seminary Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Fuchs, March 31, 2007
1. St. Mary’s Female Seminary Marker
Inscription.  
The State’s 200th anniversary memorial established by Act of the Legislature of 1839 as a living monument to mark the birthplace of the State and of religious liberty.
 
Erected by the State Roads Commission of Maryland.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1839.
 
Location. 38° 11.309′ N, 76° 25.974′ W. Marker is in St. Mary's City, Maryland, in St. Mary's County. Marker is on Trinity Church Road south of Point Lookout Road (Maryland Route 5). It is on the grounds of St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Marys City MD 20686, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maryland’s Pride and Glory (a few steps from this marker); St. Mary's College of Maryland (within shouting distance of this marker); Margaret Brent Pilgrimage (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Mary's College of Maryland Land Acknowledgement and Pledge (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line);
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The Gift of the Society of the Ark and the Dove (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Mary's City.
 
Regarding St. Mary's Female Seminary. Since 1966 St. Mary’s College of Maryland has been a four-year liberal arts college. The original school was a non-denominational boarding school that included an elementary school and grades 9 through 12. In 1927 it became St. Mary’s Female Seminary Junior College, then St. Mary’s Seminary Junior College in 1949.
 
Also see . . .  Welcome to St. Mary's College of Maryland. College website homepage (Submitted on April 20, 2007.) 
 
Marker and the St. Mary’s River image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Fuchs, March 31, 2007
2. Marker and the St. Mary’s River
Calvert Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Fuchs, March 31, 2007
3. Calvert Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 6, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,665 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 20, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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