Comus in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
is listed in the
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of Interior
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings.
Location. 39° 14.846′ N, 77° 20.995′ W. Marker is in Comus, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Old Hundred Road (Maryland Route 109) and Comus Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23900 Old Hundred Road, Dickerson MD 20842, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mt. Ephraim Crossroads (within shouting distance of this marker); 1862 Antietam Campaign (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sugarloaf Mountain (approx. 2.3 miles away); Sugar Loaf Mountain (approx. 2.4 miles away); Barnesville (approx. 2½ miles away); a different marker also named Barnesville Women on the Homefront in Montgomery County (approx. 2.8 miles away); Hyattstown Mill (approx. 3 miles away).
Regarding Comus Inn. “The Johnson-Wolfe Farm, commonly known as the Comus Inn, encompasses a four-building complex that occupies a 5.26-acre site located at the northwest corner of the intersection of Comus Road and Old Hundred Road (MD Rte 109), in Montgomery County, Maryland. The vernacular dwelling and assemblage of three agricultural outbuildings visually defines the crossroads community of Comus, historically known as Johnsonville. The rural crossroads village of Comus is characterized by low scale, low-density development dating from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.” — National Register Form.
Also see . . .
1. Johnson-Wolfe Farm, Comus Inn. (PDF) M: 12-8-1, National Register of Historic Places Registration Form, 2003. (Submitted on June 6, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
2. Our Story -The Comus Inn. Inn website entry (Submitted on June 6, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 23, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 6, 2018. This page has been viewed 373 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on September 13, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 6, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 7, 8, 9. submitted on June 7, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.