Brookeville in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by Montgomery County Department of Parks.
Location. 39° 10.739′ N, 77° 4.313′ W. Marker is in Brookeville, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Brookeville Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3610 Brookeville Road, Brookeville MD 20833, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Newlin’s Mill (approx. 0.6 miles away); Brookeville Schoolhouse (approx. 0.7 miles away); August 26, 1814 (approx. 0.7 miles away); Brookeville (approx. 0.7 miles away); Newlin’s Mill Millstone (approx. 0.7 miles away); A Refuge Brookeville Angel (approx. ¾ mile away); In This House (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Brookeville.
Also see . . .
1. Oakley Log Cabin. Montgomery Parks site (Submitted on July 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Oakley Log House. National Register Nomination Form, Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties (Submitted on October 1, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
1. Additional Notes on the Cabin
Based on a brochure from the Maryland-National Capital Parks and Planning Commission, the cabin was probably built around 1820 as part of Oakley Farm, run by Richard B. Dorsey. The occupants probably worked in nearby Newlin's Mill.
— Submitted July 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
Categories. • African Americans • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,446 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on , by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 5, 6. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.