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Title African-American Historic and Cultural Resources in Prince Georges County, Maryland 
Author The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
Prince George's County Planning Department 
Subject Black History, Architecture, and Archeology, Prince George¬ís County, Maryland 
Publication Date February 2012  
Source of Copies The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission
14741 Governor Oden Bowie Drive
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 
Category Brochure, Report, and Special Study 
Cover page
Number of Pages 296
Abstract This book presents individual properties and communities that are significant to the African-American history of Prince George's Count. The 181 properties include residences, churches and cemeteries, schools, fraternal lodges, a monument, an airfield, an amusement park, archeological sites, and commercial establishments; the 19 historic communities include both urban subdivisions and rural villages, as well as early towns and retreat communities. For most individual properties there is at least one illustration or photograph, an architectural description, and a summary of the resource's historic signifi cance. For each community, there is a map, graphic illustrations, and a history of the community's development and signifi cance. The book is divided into three major sections: Introduction and Essays which provides background and context for the resources and includes essays on Black History, Significance, Education, Suburban Settlement, and Archeology; Historic Communities, which presents the 19 communities and the 119 properties within them; and Schools, Churches and Cemeteries, Dwellings, and Other Resources located Outside Historic Communities, that presents the remainder of the resources. Following the three major sections are four appendices which enumerate the resources and organize them by type, community, and designation. The appendices are followed by a countywide map of many of the resources with color photographs of selected historic properties on the reverse. 
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Appendices.pdf       2.07 Mb
Chapter 1 - Introduction.pdf       1.09 Mb
Chapter 2 - Essays.pdf       5.77 Mb
Chapter 3 - Communities.pdf       30.38 Mb
Chapter 4 - Resources Outside Communities.pdf       9.26 Mb
Chapter 5 - Map and Color Photos.pdf       1.95 Mb
Chapter 6 - Appendices.pdf       2.07 Mb
Communities.pdf       30.38 Mb
Essays.pdf       5.77 Mb
Introduction.pdf       1.09 Mb
Map and Color Photos.pdf       1.95 Mb
Resources Outside Communities.pdf       9.26 Mb

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