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School bus from Cove

Accident, Maryland: Students from Cove. Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information


EARLY SCHOOL BUS. Students from The Cove arrive at the Accident School in 1927. The bus owner and driver was Frank Spoerlein who received $7.00 per day. Virginia Hall was the teacher.


Family of Mary Miller Strauss

Source of picture: Garrett County Board of Education.

The era of rural school consolidation began during the twenties. Accident became the hub school for Cove (1927), Thayerville (1927), Bittinger high school students (1927), Deep Creek (1927), Flatwoods (1929), Sebold (1930), Kamp (1931), Johnstown (Hoyes) (1933), Oak Hill (1933), Winding Ridge (1934), State Line (1934), Mineral Springs (1936), Hartman (1936), McHenry (1938), Rich Hill (1949), Beachy (1950), Bittinger Elementary (1959).


Collection Location:
Ruth Enlow Library, Accident, MD

Original Size:
26 x 21 cms

Accident (Md.)--History; Garrett County (Md.)-- Pictorial works.

Garrett County (Md.), 1927.

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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