Laytonsville in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Circa - 1790
Erected 2007 by Laytonsville Historic Commission.
Location. 39° 12.711′ N, 77° 8.826′ W. Marker is in Laytonsville, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Brink Road and Rolling Ridge Lane, on the right when traveling west on Brink Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7215 Brink Road, Gaithersburg MD 20882, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Goshen Mills (approx. 2.2 miles away); Newmantown Mills in the Upcounty (approx. 3.3 miles away); Our Agricultural Heritage (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Rachel Carson Greenway (approx. 3.3 miles away); Farming and Labor in Montgomery County (approx. 3.4 miles away); Bussard Farmhouse (approx. 3.4 miles away); Agricultural History Farm Park (approx. 3½ miles away).
Regarding Rolling Ridge. A Civil War Anecdote:
Roger Brooke Farquhar in Historic Montgomery County, Maryland, 1952, tells this story about the Warfield family who lived here during the Civil War:
"An interesting incident involves Elisha G. Warfield, the only one living of this large family to tell the tale, which he heard from the lips of his own mother. A large detachment of Union soldiers was encamped on the farm not far from the house. Elisha was in his crib on the front porch. He was seven months old at the time. His mother was sitting nearby . It was about ten a.m. An officer walked up to the porch, picked up the baby without a word, and quietly walked away with the infant. The mother was apparently too terrified to protest. About noon the officer
Also see . . . Rolling Ridge. (PDF) 7215 Brink Road, Laytonsville. Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties M:14-38. (Submitted on March 24, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Categories. • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 391 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on March 24, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.