Pocomoke City in Worcester County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Sturgis One Room School
Built on land owned by William Sturgis, the school operated until 1937 when the Stephen Long School was opened in town. Afterwards, the school was converted into a residence and ultimately abandoned until preservation-minded individuals and organizations joined efforts to relocate and restore the school as a local museum in 1998.
Erected by Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore, Delmarva Low Impact Experiences, Inc, Maryland Historical Trust,Maryland Heritage Areas Authority, Lower Eastern Shore Heritage Council and the Rural Development Center,University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
Location. 38° 4.537′ N, 75° 34.19′ W. Marker is in Pocomoke City, Maryland, in Worcester County. Marker is Touch for map. Located at the rear parking lot and building entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: 209 Willow Street, Pocomoke City MD 21851, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Costen House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Court House Hill (approx. 2 miles away); Rehoboth (approx. 2.2 miles away); Boundary Line Maryland - Virginia (approx. 5.1 miles away); Cultural Treasures (approx. 5.1 miles away); Beach to Bay Indian Trail (approx. 5.1 miles away); Wicomico Treasures (approx. 5.1 miles away); Maryland's Eastern Shore (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pocomoke City.
Also see . . . Sturgis One Room School Museum,. Grades 1 - 7 were taught by one teacher until it closed (Submitted on February 21, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • African Americans • Education •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 21, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 439 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on February 21, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.