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Haiti-Martin's Lane Community

Rockville, Maryland

 
 
Haiti-Martin's Lane Community Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, February 2, 2019
1. Haiti-Martin's Lane Community Marker
Inscription.  This neighborhood was established in the 1830s by Samuel Martin, a free black man. Between 1864 & 1901, Margaret Beall deeded parcels of land south of Martin's Lane to her former slaves. Descendants of the original Martin, Wood, Ross, and Smith families still live here. Haiti, pronounced "Hay-Tie", was annexed 1949.
 
Erected 2004 by The Mayor and Council of Rockville.
 
Location. 39° 5.369′ N, 77° 9.366′ W. Marker is in Rockville, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on North Van Buren Street north of Dawson Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 349 North Van Buren Street, Rockville MD 20850, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Snowden Funeral Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rockville’s First Colored Schools (approx. ¼ mile away); Clinton A.M.E. Zion Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Mr. T’s (approx. ¼ mile away); Lucy Simpson's Rockville Institute (approx. ¼ mile
Haiti-Martin's Lane Community Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, February 2, 2019
2. Haiti-Martin's Lane Community Marker
away); Rockville Methodist Episcopal Church - Jerusalem/Mount Pleasant (approx. ¼ mile away); Jerusalem - Mount Pleasant Church and Parsonage (approx. ¼ mile away); Hebron House and Print Shop (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockville.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 4, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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