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Thurmont in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Creeger House

11 North Church Street

 
 
Creeger House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, June 21, 2013
1. Creeger House Marker
Inscription.  
Originally built in the 1820's this house was enlarged and brick cased in 1876 for Col. John R. Rouzer, Civil War hero. Purchased by Edwin Creeger in 1924 and deeded to the Thurmont Historical Society by Mrs. Ethel Creeger in 1990.

Recognized in 2008 as a historic landmark by the Thurmont Historical Society.
 
Erected by Thurmont Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: LandmarksWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1876.
 
Location. 39° 37.453′ N, 77° 24.688′ W. Marker is in Thurmont, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on North Church Street, on the left when traveling east. Mark is in front of the Thurmont Historical Society. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11 North Church Street, Thurmont MD 21788, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thurmont (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Thurmont (within shouting distance of this marker); Thurmont Memorial Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thurmont Rail History — The End of an Era
Creeger House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, June 21, 2013
2. Creeger House Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Thurmont Attractions (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Buildings—Past and Present (approx. 0.2 miles away); To the Unknown Dead (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Brotherhood of the Jungle Cock (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Thurmont.
 
Also see . . .  Colonel John R. Rouzer. from Thomas John Chew Williams' History of Frederick County (Submitted on June 23, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Creeger House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, June 21, 2013
3. Creeger House
Creeger House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, June 21, 2013
4. Creeger House
Creeger House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, June 21, 2013
5. Creeger House
Creeger House Sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, June 21, 2013
6. Creeger House Sign
The Creeger House
Home of
The Thurmont Historical Society
Creeger House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, June 21, 2013
7. Creeger House
Illustration in the Thurmont walking tour pamphlet posted in Mechanicstown Square Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 580 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 23, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 7, 2022