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

Comus Inn

 
 
Comus Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 25, 2018
1. Comus Inn Marker
Inscription.
This Property
Is Listed in the
National Register
of Historic Places
By the United States
Department of Interior

 
Location. 39° 14.846′ N, 77° 20.995′ W. Marker is in Comus, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Old Hundred Road and Comus Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23900 Old Hundred Road, Dickerson MD 20842, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mt. Ephraim Crossroads (within shouting distance of this marker); 1862 Antietam Campaign (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sugarloaf Mountain (approx. 2.3 miles away); Sugar Loaf Mountain (approx. 2.4 miles away); Barnesville (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Barnesville (approx. 2 miles away); Women on the Homefront in Montgomery County (approx. 2.8 miles away); Hyattstown (approx. 2.9 miles away).
 
Regarding Comus Inn. “The Johnson-Wolfe Farm, commonly known as the Comus Inn, encompasses a four-building complex that occupies a 5 .26-acre site located at the northwest corner of the intersection of Comus Road and Old Hundred Road (MD Rte 109),
Comus Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 5, 2018
2. Comus Inn Marker
in Montgomery County, Maryland. The vernacular dwelling and assemblage of three agricultural outbuildings visually defines the crossroads community of Comus, historically known as Johnsonville. The rural crossroads village of Comus is characterized by low scale, low-density development dating from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.” — National Register Form.
 
Also see . . .
1. Johnson-Wolfe Farm, Comus Inn. (PDF) M: 12-8-1, National Register of Historic Places Registration Form, 2003. (Submitted on June 6, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 

2. The Comus Inn History. (Submitted on June 6, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Comus Inn image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 5, 2018
3. Comus Inn
The Comus Inn at Sugarloaf Mountain image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 25, 2018
4. The Comus Inn at Sugarloaf Mountain
Log Smoke House image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 5, 2018
5. Log Smoke House
1794<br>on the Log Smokehouse image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 5, 2018
6. 1794
on the Log Smokehouse
The Barn at The Comus Inn image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 5, 2018
7. The Barn at The Comus Inn
Chicken House at The Comus Inn image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 5, 2018
8. Chicken House at The Comus Inn
Clock in the Chicken House Cupola image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 5, 2018
9. Clock in the Chicken House Cupola
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 6, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 69 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 6, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   7, 8, 9. submitted on June 7, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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