Cedar Grove School

Other Names:    Harris’s School, Harris’s Chapel, School No. 7, School No. 14

Earliest Documented:     1877      

Latest Documented:       1896      


DJ 1877 name/num correlation shows Harris’s Chapel is No. 14 in Third Election District, which was Tuckahoe Neck.   DJ 1885 announces that Harris’s School name is changed to Cedar Grove.   DJ 1896 expenditure list says school board still uses old election district numbering.  But 1875 map shows districts 1-5 – no Dist 6.  1897 map shows Dist 6 in Tuckahoe Neck, and Cedar Grove is indeed shown there at jct MD 328 and Tuckahoe Rd.  Harris Chapel across the road.  

Geo coords are for modern house near stream, probably the original school site

Isler 1875 school no.  14. DJ 1877 list school no. 14. DJ 1895 list school no. 14. DJ 1896 list school no. 7. Located in 1896 Election Dist. No. 6.

Location Precision:          100 Meters

Structure Exists:                No         

Primary Source:                1875 Isler map 

Other Sources: Cochrane, pp. 320-346.  Denton Journal 1885-12-26/page-3.