Derwood in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Near This Spot Lived and Lies Buried Jeremiah Crabbe
Brigadier General of Maryland Militia, 1794; member of 4th United States Congress, 1795–96.
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1794.
Location. 39° 6.666′ N, 77° 9.648′ W. Marker is in Derwood, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Frederick Road (Maryland Route 355) south of Indianola Drive / Watkins Pond Boulevard, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15555 Frederick Rd, Derwood MD 20855, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Hay Drying Shed (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mattie J.T. Stepanek Peace Garden (approx. one mile away); George Washington Carver Junior College (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rockville - Pinneberg (approx. 1.2 miles away); Bechtel (approx. 1.4 miles away); Haiti-Martin's Lane Community Needwood (approx. 1.6 miles away); Snowden Funeral Home (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Derwood.
More about this marker. This marker has been turned to parallel the roadway, making it almost invisible when traveling northbound.
Also see . . . Crabb, Jeremiah, Representative from Maryland. “CRABB, Jeremiah, a Representative from Maryland; born in Montgomery County, Md., in 1760; served in the Revolutionary War as second lieutenant in the First Maryland Regiment; promoted to the rank of first lieutenant on December 15, 1777, and served as such until April 1, 1778, when he resigned because of ill health occasioned by the winter hardships endured at Valley Forge; was an extensive landowner in Montgomery County; served as general with Gen. Harry Lee in Pennsylvania during the Whisky Rebellion; elected as a Federalist to the Fourth Congress and served from March 4, 1795, until his resignation after June 1, 1796; returned to his home near Rockville, Montgomery County, Md., and died there in 1800; interment in the family burying ground near Derwood, Montgomery County, Md.” (Submitted on July 19, 2009.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,713 times since then and 639 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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