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Boundary Stone

 
 
Rockville Boundary Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Political SubdivisionsSettlements & 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
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(about 400 feet away); 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.
 
Boundary Stone and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Fuchs, January 7, 2006
2. Boundary Stone and Marker
Boundary Stone and Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, May 27, 2018
3. Boundary Stone and Markers
The stone and markers have been re-arranged in the Pinneberg-Rockville Rose Garden at Rockville City Hall.
<i>Spirit of Discovery</i> image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, May 27, 2018
4. Spirit of Discovery
A sculpture of a young girl looking up at a nebula mosaic (on front of City Hall - not shown) through a telescope by Bonnie Fitzgerald & Ali Mirsky, 2010.
Rockville Maryland — Founded on a Rock image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, May 27, 2018
5. Rockville Maryland — Founded on a Rock
Rockville History image. Click for more information.
Via Rockville, unknown
6. Rockville History
City website entry: Links to three walking tours
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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.

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Dec. 4, 2023