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Dr. Thomas Sprigg Wootton

(C. 1740-1789)

 
 
Dr. Thomas Sprigg Wootton<br>(c. 1740-1789) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 21, 2015
1. Dr. Thomas Sprigg Wootton
(c. 1740-1789) Marker
Inscription. A local resident, member of Maryland's first Constitutional Convention and first speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, Wootton introduced a bill to divide Frederick County into three jurisdictions. The bill passed on September 6, 1776, creating new counties named for revolutionary war heroes Richard Montgomery and George Washington.

 
Erected 2015 by Maryland Historical Trust; Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Location. 39° 4.61′ N, 77° 10.902′ W. Marker is in Rockville, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Wootton Parkway when traveling north. Touch for map. Along the Carl Henn Millennium Trail across Wootton Parkway from Wootton High School. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2100 Wootton Parkway, Rockville MD 20850, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wootton's Mill (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Bingham-Brewer House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Rockville Baptist Church and Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Prettyman House (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Prettyman House
Dr. Thomas Sprigg Wootton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 21, 2015
2. Dr. Thomas Sprigg Wootton Marker
Wootton Family members pose with the marker.
(approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Prettyman House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Rockville Academy (approx. 1 miles away); Beall-Dawson House (approx. 1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Thomas Sprigg Wootton Memorial. Thomas S. Wootton High School. (Submitted on March 25, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 

2. Wootton (Wooton, Wootton), Thomas Sprigg (?-1789). A Biographical Dictionary of the Maryland Legislature 1635-1789 by Edward C. Papenfuse, et. al. Volume 426, Page 910. (Submitted on March 25, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraPolitics
 
Dr. Thomas Sprigg Wootton Marker Veiled image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 21, 2015
3. Dr. Thomas Sprigg Wootton Marker Veiled
Dr. Thomas Sprigg Wootton Marker Unveiled image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 21, 2015
4. Dr. Thomas Sprigg Wootton Marker Unveiled
by “Dr. Wootton” (J. Karki)
Dr. Thomas Sprigg Wootton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 21, 2015
5. Dr. Thomas Sprigg Wootton Marker
and “Dr. Wootton“
Dr. Thomas Sprigg Wootton image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 21, 2015
6. Dr. Thomas Sprigg Wootton
portrayed by J. Karki
Dr. Thomas Sprigg Wootton image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 21, 2015
7. Dr. Thomas Sprigg Wootton
Dr. Thomas Sprigg Wootton Mask image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 21, 2015
8. Dr. Thomas Sprigg Wootton Mask
Thomas S. Wootton High School image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 21, 2015
9. Thomas S. Wootton High School
Invitation to Attend<br>the Thomas S. Wootton<br>Historic Roadside Marker Unveiling image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 21, 2015
10. Invitation to Attend
the Thomas S. Wootton
Historic Roadside Marker Unveiling
When: Saturday, March 21, 2015
Time: 10AM
Where: Thomas S. Wootton High
School, 2100 Wootton Parkway,
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Invitation image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 21, 2015
11. Invitation
Wootton MIll image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 21, 2015
12. Wootton MIll
A photo of this painting of the old Wootton mill, entitled "My Old Mill" by neighbor William Henry Holmes was displayed at the dedication of this marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 25, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 300 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on March 25, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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