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Near Colora in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

West Nottingham Academy

 
 
West Nottingham Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
1. West Nottingham Academy Marker
Inscription. Founded 1744 by by Rev. Samíl Finley a Presbyterian Minister and a native of Armaugh County, Ireland. He remained in charge of the academy and church until 1761 when he was chosen President of the College of New Jersey, now called “Princeton.”
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 39° 40.215′ N, 76° 4.44′ W. Marker is near Colora, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is at the intersection of Route 276 and Firetower Road / Cowan Road, on the right when traveling north on Route 276. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Colora MD 21917, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named West Nottingham Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away); This Tablet is in Commemoration (approx. 0.2 miles away); Richards Oak (approx. 2Ĺ miles away); Cummings Tavern (approx. 2Ĺ miles away); Site of Chapel-of-Ease (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Nottingham Lots (approx. 2.9 miles away); Site of Woodlawn Camp Meeting (approx. 3.1 miles away); Flight 605 (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Colora.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Education
 
Headmaster's House image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
2. Headmaster's House
Administration Building image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
3. Administration Building
West Nottingham Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
4. West Nottingham Presbyterian Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,576 times since then and 58 times this year. Last updated on July 21, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on July 21, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2, 3, 4. submitted on July 18, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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