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Reisterstown in Baltimore County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hannah More Academy

Founded 1832

 
 
Hannah More Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 12, 2013
1. Hannah More Academy Marker
Inscription. Oldest Episcopal Boarding School for girls in the United States. Mrs. Ann Van Bibber Neilson gave three acres of land at this location and $10,000 to found and academy for girls. The academy became the Diocesan School for the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland in 1873.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 27.067′ N, 76° 49.133′ W. Marker is in Reisterstown, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is at the intersection of Reisterstown Road and Academy Lane on Reisterstown Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Reisterstown MD 21136, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Original Cornerstone of the Franklin Senior High School (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Original Bell of the Franklin Academy (about 800 feet away); “Buffalo Soldiers” (approx. 1.1 miles away); John and Margaret Reister (approx. 1.1 miles away); Oldest High School in Baltimore County (approx. 1.1 miles away); Colonel William Norris (approx. 1.1 miles away); Glyndon Station (approx. 1.7 miles away); Glyndon (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Reisterstown.
 
Categories. Education
 
Hannah More Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 12, 2013
2. Hannah More Academy Marker
Wide shot of the marker showing the church and part of the Academy
Hannah More Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 12, 2013
3. Hannah More Academy Marker
This shot shows the Academy buildings
Hannah More Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 12, 2013
4. Hannah More Academy Marker
This shot shows the old church.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 13, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 464 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 13, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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