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

Early Blacksmith Shop

 
 
Early Blacksmith Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, January 1, 2000
1. Early Blacksmith Shop Marker
Inscription. Originally a blacksmith shop, this home was built in the middle of the eighteenth century. It stands on a tract once known as “Magruderís Honesty.” Believed to have been built by Ninian Magruder, Senior (d.†1751), it is one of the oldest standing structures in Montgomery County.
 
Erected by the Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 38° 59.553′ N, 77° 9.677′ W. Marker is in Emery Corners, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of River Road (Maryland Route 190) and Old Seven Locks Road, on the right when traveling west on River Road. Touch for map. It is just east of the intersection of River Road and the new Seven Locks Road. Marker is in this post office area: Bethesda MD 20817, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lockhouse 10 ( approx. 1.5 miles away); At All Hours ( approx. 1.5 miles away); Drop Gate Locks ( approx. 1.5 miles away); Cabin John ( approx. 1.5 miles away); The Clara Barton House ( approx. 2 miles away); A Life of Service ( approx.
Former Blacksmith Shop image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, January 1, 2000
2. Former Blacksmith Shop
2.1 miles away); A Heroine's Home ( approx. 2.1 miles away); a different marker also named Clara Barton House ( approx. 2.1 miles away); The Clara Barton Trail ( approx. 2.1 miles away); “A riotous country jumble” ( approx. 2.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 3, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,141 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 3, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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