Fort Meade in Anne Arundel County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
School for Bakers and Cooks
Fort George G. Meade
—United States Army —
This two-and-one-half story, nineteen bay, brick building occupies a "U" shaped ground plan and is sheltered by a hipped roof. A raised concrete foundation supports the building's brick walls which rise two stories and terminate in a hipped roof. Five gables dormers are situated on the roof plane above the primary elevation. One shed-roofed dormer and a shed-roofed vent are situated on the rear slope of the roof. Square stone pilasters support a plain stone entablature that marks the primary entrance.
The School for Bakers and Cooks attained great importance in World War II. Standard courses lasted months.
The school was disbanded after the War.
This plaque erected in 1997 by the Fort George G. Meade Museum
Erected 1997 by Fort George G. Meade Museum.
Location. 39° 5.588′ N, 76° 43.522′ W. Marker is in Fort Meade, Maryland, in Anne Arundel County. Marker is at the intersection of Huber Road and Ernie Pyle Street, on the right when traveling north on Huber Road. Touch for map. Marker is about 100 feet east of the intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Fort George G Meade MD 20755, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 85th Medical Battalion Avenue ( approx. 0.2 miles away); The Tank School and Tank Corps ( approx. ¼ mile away); Patton's Headquarters ( approx. ¼ mile away); Eisenhower's Quarters ( approx. 0.3 miles away); The Franklin Cantonment ( approx. 0.4 miles away); Post Hospital ( approx. 0.6 miles away); Hodges Hall ( approx. ¾ mile away); White Oak ( approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Meade.
Categories. • 20th Century • Education • Industry & Commerce • Military •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 5, 2009, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,001 times since then and 76 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 5, 2009, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.