Gary Green and other leaders went through the risk of building a school, hiring a teacher, developing a curriculum, petitioning the county … surely in 1868, 3 years after slavery, there was an easier and safer way.
“The black children of Quince Orchard needed a school, your great-great-grandfather saw that need. He was a doer. And doers do.” Listen to Ida Pearl Green talk about what it means to say Doers Do.
Help Us Preserve Quince Orchard
The church and school are designated a Historic Site in Montgomery County, MD. To help preserve both structures, their history, influence on community, and longstanding legacy, consider donating to the Site’s Preservation Project.