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T​he Havre de Grace Colored School Museum and Cultural Center, Inc.

It Takes a Village - We need your help to preserve the HdG Colored School

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Our 2021 Scholarship Winner

The Drew and Lisa Fender

Fund Scholarship

The scholarship Award Winner is 

Joseph Mittons

Havre de Grace High School

Congratulations Joseph!

The Havre de Grace Colored School

The Havre de Grace Colored School

The Havre de Grace Colored School Museum and Cultural Center (HCSMCC) celebrates the legacy of those that advocated for equitable access to education for African American students in Harford County. The 100-year-old Colored School began as a two-room structure serving primary grade students and later expanded to become the first public school in Harford County that provided high school education for African American students. The HCSMCC provides an opportunity for those who are interested in African American culture to explore and revel in this history through the museum’s exhibits and historical displays. Programs and events throughout the year highlight the rich and diverse history of the African American community in Harford County and Havre de Grace. 

More than just brick and mortar, the 100-year-old historic school building symbolizes the lives and legacies of those ancestors who fiercely advocated for better educational opportunities for African-American students. The building tells a story of their determination and perseverance.

To Help Make Our Vision a Reality 

Donations are needed to transform the  Colored School into a state of the art museum and cultural center.  

To make our vision a reality, click the donation link below.

To Mail Donations

Please make checks payable to: The HdG Colored School Museum and Cultural Center or HCSMCC 

Mail donation to: 555 Alliance Street, Havre de Grace, MD 21078

Phenomenal Women of Havre de Grace Colored School

The History

The first public high school in Harford County for​ African Ame​rican students.


The Community

Members of the community came together with a ​vested interest of saving the school.


The Mission

Preserving the rich history o​f the

HdG Colored School.


Our Mailing Address:

The Havre de Grace Museum and Cultural Center, Inc.

555 Alliance Street

Havre de Grace, Maryland 21078

(443) 939-0366

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