Dec 25, 2008

The Cedar Hill School in Cecil County remains a mystery

(roadtocompromise) - About five miles outside Elkton, is the small African American community of Cedar Hill. There is a fallen down building in this community that once served as the schoolhouse. As a volunteer at the Historical Society of Cecil County, I’ve had the opportunity to look through the vast sea of our information of old schools in the county, and there is very little about it. What is known is that the school was open until after WWII probably closing in the mid-1950’s. Continued

Photo: Kyle Dixon


Anonymous said...

Thank you for mentioning my post on your blog! It really helps get the word out. Keep up the good work! You do a good job with your blog!

falmanac said...

You're welcome. I've enjoyed reading your work on Eastern Shore schools and integration. You may enjoy our posts on Mount Zoar Colored school and the nearby church, which is in Cecil County. We also have a video posted on Rosenwald schools.