McComas Institute

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McComas Institute
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McComas Institute 2014
McComas Institute is located in Maryland
McComas Institute
McComas Institute is located in the US
McComas Institute
Nearest city Joppa, Maryland
Coordinates 39°28′2″N 76°21′30″W / 39.46722°N 76.35833°W / 39.46722; -76.35833Coordinates: 39°28′2″N 76°21′30″W / 39.46722°N 76.35833°W / 39.46722; -76.35833
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1867 (1867)
NRHP Reference # 80001819[1]
Added to NRHP September 8, 1980

McComas Institute is a historic school located at Joppa, Harford County, Maryland, United States. The school was built in 1867, and is a one-story frame structure with a gable roof, five bays long and three bays wide, and resting on a stone foundation. It is one of three schools erected in the area by the Freedmen's Bureau after the Civil War.[2]

The McComas Institute was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Susan M. Deeney and Natalie Shivers (September 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: McComas Institute" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-01-01. 

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