Brookmont in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Northwest 4
District of Columbia
Placed 1791 1792
Protected by Columbia Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
July 12, 1915
Erected 1915 by The Columbia Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Original Federal Boundary Stones series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is July 12, 1915.
Location. 38° 56.276′ N, 77° 6.931′ W. Marker is in Brookmont, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Capital Cresent Trail, on the right when traveling north. Marker is on the grounds of the fenced Dalecarlia Reservoir. The marker is visible through the chain link fence along the Capital Crescent Trail. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5970 Dalecarlia Place Northwest, Bethesda MD 20816, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Georgetown Branch Railroad (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chestnut BlightThe American Chestnut (approx. 0.2 miles away in District of Columbia); Restoring the Chestnut (approx. 0.2 miles away in District of Columbia); Inlet Locks (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Dalecarlia Tunnel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chain Bridge (approx. 0.6 miles away in Virginia); Fort Marcy, Virginia (approx. 0.6 miles away in Virginia).
Also see . . .
1. Columbia Chapter Promotes Preservation of Original Boundary Stones of Federal District. Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine, Volume XLVII, No 3, Sept. 1915. (Submitted on April 11, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
2. Boundary Stone Northwest 4. Fred Woodward, 1907, A ramble along the boundary stones of the District of Columbia with a camera, Records of the Columbia Historical Society (Submitted on April 11, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 479 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on August 15, 2020, by Roberto Bernate of Arlington, Virginia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on April 11, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.