Bethesda in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Home of Samuel Wade Magruder
Lieutenant of Volunteers
French and Indian War,
Magistrate of the 1st. court,
Montg. Co. MD. 1777
Major of Maryland Battalion
Member of Committee to
effect resolutions of
first Continental Congress.
Erected 1940 by Janet Montgomery Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • War, French and Indian • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
Location. 39° 1.629′ N, 77° 8.921′ W. Marker is in Bethesda, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Westlake Terrace 0.1 miles west of Westlake Drive, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7340 Westlake Terrace, Bethesda MD 20817, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bethesda's Big Train (approx. ¼ mile away); Shirley Povich (approx. ¼ mile away); Leibo's Place (approx. Walter Johnson (approx. 1.2 miles away); 11333 Woodglen Drive (approx. 2.2 miles away); "Alluvium" is an artwork by Jim Sanborn (approx. 2.3 miles away); Early Blacksmith Shop (approx. 2½ miles away); "The Linden Oak" (approx. 2½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethesda.
Also see . . .
1. Locust Grove (Samuel Wade Magruder House). (PDF) Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties, M:29-16 (Submitted on April 3, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
2. Samuel Wade Magruder. (PDF) Memorial Plaque at St. Paul's Church Rock Creek. Clan Gegor Society, Proceedings, 1917. (Submitted on April 3, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
3. Locust Grove, An Old Magruder Home, And Some Who Lived There. By The Rambler, Extract from the Sunday Star, June 3, 1917. (Submitted on April 4, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 3, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 883 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on April 3, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 8. submitted on April 8, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.