Rockville in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1803.
Location. 39° 4.925′ N, 77° 9.099′ W. Marker is in Rockville, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Vinson Street and Maryland Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Vinson Street. Located at Rockville City Hall. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rockville MD 20850, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Boundary Stone of Rockville (here, next to this marker); Montgomery County Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); “Out of Robb’s Window, Montgomery County Court House.” (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Richard Montgomery (about 400 feet away); Christ Episcopal Church Memorial to the Events of September 11, 2001 (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Christ Episcopal Church (about 400 feet away); Adam Robb's Tavern (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockville.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2023. It was originally submitted on January 11, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 6,854 times since then and 280 times this year. Last updated on May 28, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 11, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 28, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 6. submitted on May 3, 2023, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.