Rockville in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
County Seat of Montgomery (formerly part of Frederick) County
Created a town by act of assembly
Site of Hungerford Tavern where in 1774 resolution of sympathy for Boston was adopted and severance of trade with Great Britain was recommended
Erected by State Roads Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Political Subdivisions • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O) 🚂 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1774.
Location. 39° 5′ N, 77° 9.181′ W. Marker is in Rockville, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of South Washington Street and West Jefferson Street (Maryland Route 28), on the left when traveling north on South Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 99 South Washington Street, Rockville MD 20850, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hungerford Tavern/Susan Russell House (here, next to this marker); Hungerford Tavern (a few steps from this marker); Hungerford Tavern SiteHungerford Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. James Anderson House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockville.
Also see . . .
1. Hungerford Information. A picture and brief history of Charles Hungerford's Tavern. (Submitted on January 10, 2006.)
2. The Hungerford Resolves. The resolution mentioned on this marker. (Submitted on January 10, 2006.)
3. History of Rockville. On the official web site of Rockville, Maryland. (Submitted on January 10, 2006.)
4. Montgomery County Historical Society. (Submitted on January 10, 2006.)
5. Rockville: Portrait of a city. by Eileen S. McGuckian at amazon.com (Submitted on February 25, 2006.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 14, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 10, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 4,476 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 10, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. 2. submitted on March 18, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. 3. submitted on January 10, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. 4. submitted on January 18, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.