Seneca in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by the Maryland Civil War Centennial Commission.
Location. 39° 4.499′ N, 77° 19.595′ W. Marker is in Seneca, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Violettes Lock Road and River Road (Maryland Route 190), on the left when traveling south on Violettes Lock Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Germantown MD 20874, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Watering the Canal (approx. 0.6 miles away); A Veteran’s Life in Montgomery County (approx. 0.8 miles away); Seneca Mills During the Civil War (approx. 0.8 miles away); Seneca Store (approx. 0.8 miles away); Seneca (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seneca.
More about this marker. Marker is about half a mile from the river.
Also see . . . Fiery Dawn, Chapter 3. The fording of the Potomac at Rowsers Ford is detailed beginning at paragraph 16. (Submitted on November 5, 2006.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,430 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 5, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 3. submitted on August 30, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.