Upcoming Event

Open House @ Drayden African American Schoolhouse

Jun 1

  • Admission: Free
  • Time:
    11:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Visit one of the nation's best-preserved, one-room African American schoolhouses on the first Saturday of each month from April to October! The schoolhouse will also be open for additional dates during June in honor of Juneteenth - June 15, 16, and 19 from 11am-2pm.

Check out the restored schoolhouse and learn about its rich history and importance to education in St. Mary's County. Staff will be available at the school during this time to answer any questions and provide information.

The St. Mary’s County Museum Division also offers special programs for school, bus, and other tour groups who would like to visit the site. Visitors who would like to see the schoolhouse outside open house hours can contact the Piney Point Lighthouse Museum at 301-994-1471.

Open House @ Drayden African American Schoolhouse

18287 Cherryfield Rd
Drayden, Maryland 20630

(301) 994-1471