Brookeville in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The building was sold in 1926 and converted to a residence. It was eventually abandoned and began a long period of deterioration. The Brookeville Town Commissioners, concerned with the building's neglect and desiring to see it preserved and restored, initiated discussions with its new owner Dr. Howell J. Howard, Jr. and his attorney. Staff from the Maryland- National Capital Parks and Planning Commission assisted in these discussions. Dr. Howard decided to donate the building to the Town but unfortunately died before his intention could be implemented. Heirs to the Howard estate generously deeded the schoolhouse to the Town in 1997.
This historic preservation and restoration project has been made possible by the Town of Brookeville with the assistance of the State of Maryland's Department of Natural Resources and Program Open Space, the Montgomery County Historic Preservation Commission's grants program, and private donations. Many volunteers have also contributed their time, talents and labor to the project.
Brookville Town Commissioners — 2005 — Richard S. Allan President • Michael J. Acierno • Robert K. Heritage • Susan J. Johnson Clerk Treasurer • Miche Booz Architect
Location. Marker has been reported permanently removed. It was located near 39° 10.944′ N, 77° 3.581′ W. Marker was in Brookeville, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker was on North Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Brookeville MD 20833, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance Gassaway House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Briggs House (about 600 feet away); Thomas House Site (about 600 feet away); Margaret Brooke House (about 600 feet away); In This House (about 600 feet away); Madison House (about 600 feet away); The Moore Cottage (about 700 feet away); Bentley House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookeville.
Also see . . .
1. Brookeville Schoolhouse. Town of Brookville. (Submitted on April 5, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
2. Brookeville does its history homework. by Terri Hogan, The Gazette, May 5, 2004, (Miche Booz). (Submitted on April 5, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
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