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Whose House Was This?

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, June 4, 2021
1. Whose House Was This? Marker
Inscription.  This is the historic Riley-Bolten House, built circa 1800. The log structure attached to the house is a kitchen built in 1850. Until 1864, this plantation was worked by enslaved people. Josiah Henson lived in quarters elsewhere on the plantation. Renovations were made to the house in 1939 by the Bolton family in Colonial Revival style.
 
Erected 2021 by Montgomery Parks.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansAgricultureArchitecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1800.
 
Location. 39° 2.624′ N, 77° 7.275′ W. Marker is in North Bethesda, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Old Georgetown Road (Maryland Route 187) 0.1 miles south of Tilden Lane, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11410 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville MD 20852, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Josiah Henson (within shouting distance of this marker); A Royal Audience (within shouting distance of this marker); Return to the Riley Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); Preserving the Riley-Bolten House
Whose House Was This? Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 4, 2021
2. Whose House Was This? Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); The Riley Plantation (within shouting distance of this marker); Farm Road Bed (within shouting distance of this marker); The Meathouse: A Food Vault (within shouting distance of this marker); Agriculture on the Riley Plantation (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Bethesda.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 4, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 4, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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