St. Mary's Beneficial Society Hall (Upper Marlboro, Maryland)

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St. Mary's Beneficial Society Hall
St Marys Upper Marlboro Dec 08.JPG
St. Mary's Beneficial Society Hall, December 2008
St. Mary's Beneficial Society Hall (Upper Marlboro, Maryland) is located in Maryland
St. Mary's Beneficial Society Hall (Upper Marlboro, Maryland)
Location 14825 Pratt St., Upper Marlboro, Maryland
Coordinates 38°49′11″N 76°44′53″W / 38.81972°N 76.74806°W / 38.81972; -76.74806Coordinates: 38°49′11″N 76°44′53″W / 38.81972°N 76.74806°W / 38.81972; -76.74806
Built 1880
Architectural style No Style Listed
Governing body Private
MPS African-American Historic Resources of Prince George's County, Maryland
NRHP Reference #

05000150

[1]
Added to NRHP March 14, 2005

St. Mary's Beneficial Society Hall, constructed in 1892, is a historic building located in Upper Marlboro, Prince George's County, Maryland. The Hall, an excellent example of an African American multi-purpose building, served as a meeting place, social and political center, and house of worship for African Americans living in a segregated society. It is located nearly across the street from St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, with which it is historically associated. It is a one-story wood frame gable-front building, In 1988, a law firm acquired the building and converted it to office space.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2005.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "St. Mary’s Beneficial Society Hall". Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2008-10-29. 

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