Marsh Creek Colored School

Other Names:  School No. 4

Earliest Documented:  1896

Latest Documented:  1928

Tags: Segregated Black Schools


Maryland Historical Trust site MHT CAR-159, notes that “it appears to have been constructed around the turn of the century.”

Denton Journal 1896 list school no. 4.  Located in 1896 Election Dist. No. 4.  Categorized as Colored School in 1928. 

Structure Exists:  Yes

Location Precision:  1 Meter

Marsh Creek School, now a residence.  MHT Photo, 1977

Below is the building that has been mapped by MHT.  Aerial imagery (2017) indicates that the smaller bays have been removed from the structure, or the building has been removed and replaced.  Or MHT may have incorrectly mapped this building.

Maryland 6-inch ortho imagery, 2017

Primary Source:  MHT CAR-159.

Other Sources: Denton Journal 1928-10-20/page-4 and Denton Journal 1928-10-20/page-4 and 1896 list of schools and districts