A great place to visit with your family.
|Built in 1867 and restored in 1994, this is Harford County's First Public School for African Americans.|
|Hosanna School||Hosanna School was the first of three public schools built by the Freedman's Bureau in 1867. The property upon which the school stands was purchased by a free black man named Cupid Paca for a place of worship.|
|2424 Castleton Road||After Cupid Paca's death, his heirs who began to spell their name "Peaker", took an interest in education hoping this was the avenue to full citizenship for African Americans.|
|Darlington, MD 21034||When the school was built it became a multi-purpose building used as a church, school, lodge hall and a community meeting place.|
|Saturday - Open every 3rd Saturday, May through September.||In 1907, the school building was condemned for use as a school house, however, it remained in use as a school until 1946.|
|11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.||.|
|Phone - 410-272-0697||Hosanna School is located on Castleton Road. Go north on U.S. 1 and turn north on Castleton Road.|
|The Historic Hosanna School Fall Festival|
|Saturday, September 19, 1998|
|11:00 AM to 4:00 PM|
|at the Historic Hosanna School|
|MUSIC! ENTERTAINMENT! FUN! GAMES!
Story Telling from 12:00 to 1:00 PM
New York Rythm Section will be playing Jazz from 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM & 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
There will be a raffle, Flea Market, Hand Made Crafts, and face painting for children
Good Food will be available: $6.50 for Chicken Dinner and $8.00 for Crab Cake Dinner
Admission to this event is $5.00 for Adults and $3.00 for Children 12 years & under.
|Hosanna School is located on 2424 Castleton Road. Go north on U.S. 1 and turn north on Castleton Road.|
|For more information call: Chris @ 410.272.0697 or Edith @ 410.933.0983|
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Last Updated - August 25, 1998