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

Beall-Dawson House and Park

Lost Rockville - 1801 to 1850

 
 
Beall-Dawson House and Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, April 1, 2006
1. Beall-Dawson House and Park Marker
Inscription.  The Beall-Dawson property originally extended from Montgomery Avenue west to Forest Avenue and north to Martins Lane. The house was built in 1815 by Upton Beall, Clerk of the Montgomery County Court. It is a 2 1/2 story brick Federal-style home distinguished by elegant, high-style architecture that was more common in Georgetown where the family first lived. It stood out from the more typical and smaller Rockville log and clapboard houses at the time. Now owned by the City of Rockville, it is operated as a museum by the Montgomery County Historical Society. The museum features period rooms containing 18th and 19th century furnishings and changing exhibitions on topics relating to Montgomery County history and material culture.

The Stonestreet Museum of 19th Century Medicine, ca. 1850, is a one-room doctor's office built for and used by Dr. Edward E. Stonestreet from 1852 to 1903. It contains exhibits on 19th century medicine and the life of a country doctor. The building originally stood in front of Dr. Stonestreet's home at Monroe Street and East Montgomery Avenue. It was donated to the Montgomery County Historical Society and moved
Beall-Dawson House and Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 29, 2013
2. Beall-Dawson House and Park Marker
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to the complex in 1972. The building had many uses including a museum, the first public library in Rockville, and a ticket office for the Rockville Fair.
 
Erected 2001.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Maryland, Lost Rockville – 1801 to 1850 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1815.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 39° 5.094′ N, 77° 9.293′ W. Marker was in Rockville, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker was on North Adam Street near West Montgomery Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker was 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 location. Early Rockville Residential Area (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Beall-Dawson House and Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Higgins House (within shouting distance of this marker); Williams-Wilson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Beall Dawson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Beall-Dawson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Stonestreet Medical Museum (within shouting
The Beall-Dawson House image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, January 14, 2006
3. The Beall-Dawson House
distance of this marker); Dr. Stonestreet's Office (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockville.
 
Also see . . .  Beall-Dawson House. Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties (PDF) (Submitted on July 4, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Stonestreet Museum image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, 114/06
4. Stonestreet Museum
Beall-Dawson House image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 29, 2013
5. Beall-Dawson House
Close-up of photo on marker
Montgomery County Historical Society
Beall-Dawson House and Park Marker Missing image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, August 6, 2019
6. Beall-Dawson House and Park Marker Missing
The Beall-Dawson House image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, January 14, 2006
7. The Beall-Dawson House
National Register Plaque<br> & City of Rockville Historic Property Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 29, 2013
8. National Register Plaque
& City of Rockville Historic Property Plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 5, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,399 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on August 7, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on April 5, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   2. submitted on July 4, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   3. submitted on January 30, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   4. submitted on January 28, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   5. submitted on July 4, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   6. submitted on August 7, 2019, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   7. submitted on January 24, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   8. submitted on July 4, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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