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

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 this topic list: 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. 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 (about 400 feet away); Memorial to the Events of September 11, 2001
Boundary Stone and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Fuchs, January 7, 2006
2. Boundary Stone and Marker
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(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.
 
Also see . . .  Rockville History. City website entry:
Links to three walking tours (Submitted on January 11, 2006.) 
 
Boundary Stone and Markers<br>at Rockville City Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, May 27, 2018
3. Boundary Stone and Markers
at Rockville City Hall
The stone and markers have been re-arranged in the Pinneberg-Rockville Rose Garden.
<i>Spirit of Discovery</i> at Rockville City Hall. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, May 27, 2018
4. Spirit of Discovery at Rockville City Hall.
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<br>Founded on a Rock image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, May 27, 2018
5. Rockville Maryland
Founded on a Rock
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 11, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 6,557 times since then and 213 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. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 9, 2022