This month, we complete our four-year survey of historic schools in Caroline County, 1820-1960.
We re-discovered 23 segregated black schools built since the 1880s.
Six black schools are still there.
Stand in the Place.
Find our how Hubbard and Leverton with worked with Harriet Tubman and others to move freedom seekers through Caroline County to safety
In observance of Black History Month, we’re publishing Tuckahoe, a cycle of poems which beckon us to learn more about Frederick Douglass’s life and times – and to Stand in the Place.
Union Church is located a few miles northwest of Greensboro, MD. A grave marker still stands a few yards from the church door. The name on the stone is faded but still legible:
Wm. H. Carney
38 U.S. C.I.
Louise Hollister, Maryland School of Nursing, Class of 1939. Native of Hillsboro.
2LT Louise A. Hollister, RN, Army Nurse Corps, 1942-1943, was Maryland’s only Army Nurse casualty in WWII.