CNS TV Education Maryland Line Top News — 29 November 2012
Capital News Service

COLLEGE PARK- The Great Fire of 1912 ravaged much of the student housing, academic buildings and school records at the Maryland Agricultural College. Damages totaled about $150,000, the equivalent of about $3.6 million today. But students and faculty at the time were determined to keep their school running. Their efforts helped spark a brand-new beginning for what eventually became known as the University of Maryland in College Park.

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