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Hosanna School

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

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