Norwood in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by Montgomery County Park Commission Department Of Parks.
Location. 39° 7.673′ N, 77° 1.587′ W. Marker is in Norwood, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Park Police / Woodlawn Drive, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located east of Norwood Road (MD 182) at Park Police Special Operations Section MSP Aviation Division and Woodlawn Manor site. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16501 Norwood Road, Sandy Spring MD 20860, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. African Americans and Quakers in Sandy Spring (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Holland Red Door Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); History of the Sandy Spring Friends Meeting House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Sandy Spring Friends Meeting Site (approx. 1.3 miles away); Higgins Tavern (approx. 2.4 miles away); Olney House (approx. 2.7 miles away); Smithville Colored School (approx. 4 miles away); A Refuge (approx. 4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Norwood.
Regarding Woodlawn. Historic Woodlawn Manor c 1774 is an 18th century brick manor house with stone barn, slave log cabin, dairy & smokehouse, general store, carriage house one-room school, and gazebo garden surrounded by extensive meadows, woodland trails, pond & streams. Woodlawn's stone barn was thought to be a stop on The Underground Railroad and Woodlawn's Slave Log Cabin and UGRR Trail programs are available. Other multi-cultural programs such as Wampanoag Ways and Woodland Native American Lifeways are presented.
Damage Sustained to Woodlawn Manor House - *Derecho June 29th, 2012-
Sadly, the Derecho came through the Sandy Spring area on June 29, 2012 damaging the roof of the Woodlawn Manor House and destroying two large, historical trees. One tree, located
*A derecho ( from Spanish: "straight") is a widespread, long-lived, straight-line wind storm that is associated with a land-based, fast-moving band of severe thunderstorms
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