La Plata in Charles County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
La Plata Elementary School
Erected by La Plata Centennial Commission and the Maryland Historical Society.
Location. 38° 31.865′ N, 76° 58.222′ W. Marker is in La Plata, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is on Charles Street (Maryland Route 6) near Somerset Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: La Plata MD 20646, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Christ Church Episcopal (approx. half a mile away); Old Durham Church, Episcopal - 1692 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Surgeon General Revolutionary Army (approx. 1.2 miles away); Chandler's Hope (approx. 2 miles away); Courthouse at Moore's Lodge (approx. 2.1 miles away); “The Monastery” St. Columba Masonic Lodge (approx. 3 miles away); On to Yorktown (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in La Plata.
Also see . . .
1. An account of deadly 1926 La Plata tornado. by Frederick N. Rasmussen. The Baltimore Sun, November 19, 2009. (Submitted on November 19, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
2. Stories, survivors of 1926 tornado fading away. By Sara K. Taylor, Southern Maryland News, November 09, 2011. (Submitted on November 19, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Disasters • Education • Notable Events •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 8, 2007, by Richard White of La Plata, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,304 times since then and 128 times this year. Last updated on January 7, 2011. Photos: 1. submitted on April 8, 2007, by Richard White of La Plata, Maryland. 2, 3. submitted on July 14, 2010, by Jacqui Chalifoux of Welcome, Maryland. 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 19, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.