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Frostburg in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Main

 
 
Old Main Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 24, 2019
1. Old Main Marker
Inscription.  Frostburg State College was founded as a "Normal" school (two-year institution) by an act of the Maryland General Assembly in 1893. The cornerstone for Old Main, first building erected for the college, was laid in 1899. The school opened in 1902 and graduated the first students in 1904, most educated to teach elementary school.

Now a 4-year accredited institution with an enrollment of over 4,000. (Marker Number 11.)
 
Location. 39° 39.153′ N, 78° 55.768′ W. Marker is in Frostburg, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker is at the intersection of East College Avenue and Wood Street, on the right when traveling east on East College Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Braddock Street, Frostburg MD 21532, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Old Main (here, next to this marker); Faculty Hall (a few steps from this marker); Frost Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Cook Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Nelson P. Guild Center
Old Main Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 24, 2019
2. Old Main Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lowndes Hall (about 300 feet away); Gunter Hall (about 400 feet away); Sowers Hall (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frostburg.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 26, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 26, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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