Daily Archives: September 9, 2021

Sarah A. Gray

Behind the scenes of the article titled, “Sarah A. Gray: Principal of Hallowell School.” Sarah A. Gray was one of two people that Parker-Gray School was named after. She was a remarkable woman who was educated as well as a … Continue reading

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Contee and Gibson Families

Behind the scenes of the article titled, “A 150-Year history of the Contee-Gibson Family School.” Myron Contee had no idea about the history of his ancestors in Alexandria, Washington, DC and Maryland. His Contee and Gibson families were early property … Continue reading

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