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

Williams-Wilson House

circa 1780

 

— Rockville's Oldest Building —

 
Williams-Wilson House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 4, 2021
1. Williams-Wilson House Marker
Inscription.  In 1863, General J.E.B. Stuart captured the house's then owner, John H. Higgins, and several other known Union sympathizers, who were hiding in the Vestry of Christ Episcopal Church.
 
Erected by Rockville Historic District Commission; Maryland Historical Trust.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1863.
 
Location. 39° 5.11′ N, 77° 9.282′ W. Marker is in Rockville, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on North Adams Street just north of West Middle Lane, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 N Adams St, Rockville MD 20850, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Early Rockville Residential Area (a few steps from this marker); Higgins House (a few steps from this marker); Lucy Simpson's Rockville Institute (within shouting distance of this marker); Beall-Dawson House and Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Beall Dawson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Beall-Dawson House
The Williams-Wilson House image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 4, 2021
2. The Williams-Wilson House
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Stonestreet Medical Museum (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rockville Methodist Episcopal Church - Jerusalem Mount Pleasant United United Methodist Church (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 6, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 6, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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