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King William's School, 10 Francis Street, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, MD



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Item Title


Location
10 Francis Street, Annapolis, MD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MD-260
Building/structure dates: 1696
Significance: Perhaps one of the oldest extant buildings in Annapolis, with a notable interior paneling.

Subjects
Education
Houses
Schools


Related Names
Little Photo Studio
Pickering, E. H., Photographer
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer
McKee, Harley J., Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. Historic American Buildings Survey E.H. Pickering, Photographer December 1936 KING WILLIAMS SCHOOL. FIRST FREE SCHOOL IN MARYLAND, PREDECESSOR OF ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE.
2. Historic American Buildings Survey E.H. Pickering, Photographer December 1936 KING WILLIAMS SCHOOL - PREDECESSOR OF ST. JOHN'S COLLEGE. FIRST FREE SCHOOL IN MARYLAND ESTABLISHED 1695. ATTENDED BY PARKE CUSTIS, STEPSON OF GEORGE WASHINGTON.
3. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF NORTH AND WEST ELEVATIONS, TAKEN FROM FRANCIS STREET
4. MAIN ELEVATION, CLOSE-UP SHOWING PORCH WITH DECORATIVE SCROLLWORK, BAY WINDOW AND BRACKETED CORNICE
5. MAIN ELEVATION, CLOSE-UP OF WALL, SHOWING STUCCO MARKED TO IMITATE STONE JOINTING
6. REAR ELEVATION, SHOWING ORIGINAL GAMBREL ROOFLINE, NOW COVERED IN IN SHEET METAL
7. GROUND FLOOR, WEST ROOM, VIEW TOWARD FIREPLACE, SHOWING YELLOW PINE PANELING.


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