Potomac in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Potomac Cemetery and Church Grounds
1717 Captain John Presbyterian Meeting House
1793 Graves of Rev. James Hunt and Wife Ruth
1854 Methodists begin & Build Potomac Chapel
1865 Potomac Chapel School erected — One of first free public schools in Montgomery County.
1969 Colonial Church erected on site
1976 Potomac Cemetery and Church Grounds designated as an historic site
Presented November 12, 1989
Bottony Cross Chapter
National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution
Erected 1989 by the Bottony Cross Chapter, National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution.
Location. 39° 1.558′ N, 77° 12.347′ W. Marker is in Potomac, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Falls Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10300 Falls Road, Potomac MD 20854, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gold Mining in Maryland (approx. half a mile away); The Edgar Perry House (approx. 0.6 miles away); American Indians of the Potomac River (approx. 2.2 miles away in Virginia); River Crossing at Conn's Ferry (approx. Great Falls of the Potomac (approx. 2½ miles away); The Maryland Mine (approx. 2.6 miles away); Potomac River (approx. 2.8 miles away); Washington Aqueduct (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Potomac.
Also see . . . Potomac United Methodist Church and Cemetery. Maryland Historical Trust Determination of Eligibility Form, 5/12/2006.
“...[I]t has been determined that the Potomac United Methodist Church and Cemetery is not eligible for listing in the Maryland Register of Historical Places and the National Register of Historic Places” (Submitted on August 2, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
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