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Westernport Public School, West side Hammond Street south of Division Street, Westernport, Allegany County, MD



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Item Title
BWPhotos 338187

Location
West side Hammond Street south of Division Street, Westernport, MD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MD-1049
Building/structure dates: 1891 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1911 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1916 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1923 subsequent work
Significance: The Westernport School later known as the Hammond Street School is significant for its role in the education of generations of children from southwestern Allegany County and southeastern Garrett County during the period from 1891 to 1958. Early references to the school refer to it as the Westernport Public School, showing it to be distinctive as the principal public educational facility for Westernport and the surrounding area.

Subjects
Education
Fires
Brick Buildings


Related Names
Jones & Laughlin
Davis, Frank E.
Davis, Henry R.
Fredlock, E. J.
Bruce, Oliver H.
Hepburn, Carrie
Nye, Larry, Photographer
Reed, Paula S., Historian
Reed, Douglas C., Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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