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

Early Blacksmith Shop

 
 
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By Tom Fuchs, January 1, 2000
1. Early Blacksmith Shop Marker
Inscription.  Originally a blacksmith shop, this home was built in the middle of the eighteenth century. It stands on a tract once known as “Magruder’s Honesty.” Believed to have been built by Ninian Magruder, Senior (d. 1751), it is one of the oldest standing structures in Montgomery County.
 
Erected by the Maryland Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceNotable Buildings.
 
Location. 38° 59.553′ N, 77° 9.677′ W. Marker is in Emery Corners, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of River Road (Maryland Route 190) and Old Seven Locks Road, on the right when traveling west on River Road. It is just east of the intersection of River Road and the new Seven Locks Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7835 River Road, Bethesda MD 20817, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lockhouse 10 (approx. 1½ miles away); At All Hours (approx. 1½ miles away); Drop Gate Locks
Former Blacksmith Shop image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, January 1, 2000
2. Former Blacksmith Shop
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(approx. 1½ miles away); Swing-Gate Locks (approx. 1½ miles away); "The best scenery lies beyond the city, especially in the neighborhood of Cabin John Creek…" (approx. 1½ miles away); The Lock-Keepers (approx. 1½ miles away); "…an extravagant expression of Victorian romanticism." (approx. 1½ miles away); Building The Cabin John Bridge (approx. 1½ miles away); The Clara Barton House (approx. 2 miles away); A Life of Service (approx. 2.1 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 3, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,323 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 3, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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