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

Old Georgetown Road

 
 
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By Allen C. Browne, April 2, 2014
1. Old Georgetown Road Marker
Inscription.  Part of Old Georgetown Road Was once an Indian trail going from what is now Wisconsin Avenue to the Potomac River. In 1806, The Maryland Assembly created the Washington Turnpike Company to improve the Georgetown-Frederick Road.
 
Location. 38° 59.209′ N, 77° 5.899′ W. Marker is in Bethesda, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Old Georgetown Road (Maryland Route 187) just east of Arlington Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7740 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda MD 20814, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tennallytown and Rockville Railroad (here, next to this marker); Locust Grove (within shouting distance of this marker); This Complex of Buildings and Gardens (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Old Georgetown Road (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Bank of Bethesda Building (about 400 feet away); Looking North up Wisconsin Avenue at Old Georgetown Road in 1940
Old Georgetown Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, April 2, 2014
2. Old Georgetown Road Marker
(about 500 feet away); The First Building for the Bethesda Fire Department (about 500 feet away); Five Points, historic crossroads (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethesda.
 
Also see . . .
1. Maryland Route 187. , Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 3, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 

2. "Maryland Route 187". Google Inc. Google Maps (Map). (Submitted on May 3, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Native AmericansRoads & Vehicles
 
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By Allen C. Browne, April 2, 2014
3. Allied Realty Corporation
7605 Arlington Road near the marker.
 

More. Search the internet for Old Georgetown Road.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 3, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 393 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 3, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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