Public School No. 111

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Public School No. 111
School 111 on Riggs Baltimore.JPG
Public School No. 111, May 2013
Public School No. 111 is located in Baltimore
Public School No. 111
Public School No. 111 is located in Maryland
Public School No. 111
Public School No. 111 is located in the US
Public School No. 111
Location N. Carrollton Ave. and Riggs Rd., Baltimore, Maryland
Coordinates 39°18′4″N 76°38′15″W / 39.30111°N 76.63750°W / 39.30111; -76.63750Coordinates: 39°18′4″N 76°38′15″W / 39.30111°N 76.63750°W / 39.30111; -76.63750
Area 0.4 acres (0.16 ha)
Built 1889 (1889)
Architectural style Romanesque
NRHP Reference # 79003219[1]
Added to NRHP September 25, 1979

Public School No. 111, also known as Francis Ellen Harper School, is a historic elementary school located at Baltimore, Maryland, United States. It is a Romanesque brick structure that features an ornately detailed brick front façade. It was built in 1889 as Colored School #9 and is one of the few surviving schools built for black children and staffed by black teachers. The school is named after Francis Ellen Harper (1825-1911), a Baltimore-born African American poet.[2]

Public School No. 111 was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ unknown (n.d.). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Public School No. 111" (PDF). Maryland Historical Trust. Retrieved 2016-04-01. 

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