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Rockville in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Boundary Stone

 
 
Rockville Boundary Stone Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Tom Fuchs, January 7, 2006
1. Rockville Boundary Stone Marker
Inscription. This stone, dated 1803 and located on this site, marked the southeast corner of the original town of Rockville. The letters "B.R." on its face stand for "Beginning of Rockville"
 
Erected 1960 by Mayor and Council of Rockville.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 39° 4.938′ N, 77° 9.094′ W. Marker was in Rockville, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker was at the intersection of Vinson Street and Maryland Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Vinson Street. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Rockville MD 20850, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. 1803 Plan of Rockville and Boundary Stone (here, next to this marker); “Out of Robb’s Window, Montgomery County Courthouse.” (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Richard Montgomery (about 300 feet away); Montgomery County Jail (about 400 feet away); Christ Episcopal Church (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Christ Episcopal Church (about 400 feet away); Dr. James Anderson House (about 400 feet away); Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock and His Men (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Rockville.
 
Also see . . .
Boundary Stone and Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Tom Fuchs, January 7, 2006
2. Boundary Stone and Marker
 Historic Rockville Walking Tour. (Submitted on January 11, 2006.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 4,878 times since then. Last updated on , by Thomas C Green of Clarksburg, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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