Hagerstown Charity School

Hagerstown Charity School, also known as Hagerstown Day Nursery, is a historic school building located at the northeast corner of the intersection of East Washington and North Locust Streets in Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland, United States. It is a two-story, three bay painted brick structure dating from about 1840. The school was founded by the Hagerstown Female Society which, in addition to being concerned with schooling underprivileged children, was also concerned with feeding and clothing them. The building continues as home to a child care facility.[2]

Hagerstown Charity School
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Hagerstown Charity School is located in Maryland
Hagerstown Charity School
Hagerstown Charity School is located in the United States
Hagerstown Charity School
Location102 E. Washington St., Hagerstown, Maryland
Coordinates39°38′26″N 77°43′5″W / 39.64056°N 77.71806°W / 39.64056; -77.71806Coordinates: 39°38′26″N 77°43′5″W / 39.64056°N 77.71806°W / 39.64056; -77.71806
Arealess than one acre
Built1840 (1840)
Architectural styleNeo-Classical
NRHP reference No.82001601[1]
Added to NRHPDecember 16, 1982

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Maryland Historical Trust". Hagerstown Charity School. Maryland Historical Trust. 2009-01-03.

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