Downtown Silver Spring in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Northeast 1
District of Columbia
Boundary Stone No. 1
originally placed here
1791 - 1792
The Mary Washington Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
United States Department of the Interior
The National Park Service
Erected 1960 by Daughters of the American Revolution, National Park Service.
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 year for this entry is 1791.
Location. 38° 59.138′ N, 77° 1.666′ W. Marker is in Silver Spring, Maryland, in Montgomery County. It is in Downtown Silver Spring. Marker is on Eastern Avenue, 0 miles north of Georgia Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Marker is placed in sidewalk in front of store entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7845 Eastern Avenue, Silver Spring MD 20910, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. The Civil War in Silver Spring (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); William L. Chaplin Arrested! (about 400 feet away); Jesup Blair House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Blair Family and the Civil War (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Blair Family and their Silver Spring Homes (approx. 0.2 miles away); Silver Spring Experienced by a Mother and Child, 1861-1865 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Blair Mansion: Silver Spring / Blair Station Post Office (approx. ¼ mile away); Blair House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silver Spring.
Regarding Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Northeast 1. This marker is known as the North East No.1 marker (NE 1), as it is the first marker from the North marker along the Northeast boundary between the District of Columbia and Maryland.
Also see . . . Boundary Stones of the District of Columbia. (Submitted on April 3, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 21, 2023. It was originally submitted on February 10, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,742 times since then and 46 times this year. Last updated on August 15, 2020, by Roberto Bernate of Arlington, Virginia. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 10, 2008, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 28, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.