“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Colesville, Maryland

Clickable Map of Montgomery County, Maryland and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Montgomery County, MD (706) Frederick County, MD (525) Howard County, MD (140) Prince George s County, MD (602) Washington, DC (2392) Arlington County, VA (417) Fairfax County, VA (689) Loudoun County, VA (312)  MontgomeryCounty(706) Montgomery County (706)  FrederickCounty(525) Frederick County (525)  HowardCounty(140) Howard County (140)  PrinceGeorge'sCounty(602) Prince George's County (602)   D.C.(2392) Washington (2392)  (417) Arlington County (417)  FairfaxCounty(689) Fairfax County (689)  LoudounCounty(312) Loudoun County (312)
Rockville is the county seat for Montgomery County
Colesville is in Montgomery County
      Montgomery County (706)  
      Frederick County (525)  
      Howard County (140)  
      Prince George's County (602)  
      Washington, D.C. (2392)  
      Arlington County, Virginia (417)  
      Fairfax County, Virginia (689)  
      Loudoun County, Virginia (312)  
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1Maryland (Montgomery County), Colesville — Edmonston's Mill
Outside the Mill In searching for the remains of a mill, an archaeologist is forced to ask the same questions a miller pondered years ago — where should the mill be built and what should this building look like. Of prime . . . Map (db m115376) HM
2Maryland (Montgomery County), Colesville — Fawcett's Mill
Whirl of the Wheel, Clickety-Clack of the Loom In 1850, there were 9,780 sheep raised in Montgomery County - more than double the amount of horses or cows in this agrarian setting. Sheep were highly valued for their outer coat of wool, a . . . Map (db m115378) HM
3Maryland (Montgomery County), Colesville — Smithville Colored SchoolA Julius Rosenwald School
Built in 1927, the Smithfield Colored School was one of sixteen schools for African Americans constructed in the county with financial assistance from the Julian Rosenwald Fund. The Smithville school was built near Colesville, Maryland to provide . . . Map (db m109226) HM
4Maryland (Montgomery County), Colesville — Snowden's Mill
Inside the Mill Built by 1723, the grist mill that Richard Snowden operated here is considered the earliest commercial enterprise in Montgomery County. Local resident patronized his "custom" mill where neighbors paid a "toll" to have flour . . . Map (db m115789) HM
5Maryland (Montgomery County), Colesville — Valley Mill
Recording the Past In 1936, John Brostup came to Colesville to take photographs for the Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS), a New Deal federal works project established to capture pre-1860s structures on film before they disappeared. . . . Map (db m115372) HM
6Maryland (Montgomery County), Colesville — Valley Mill
Several water powered mills operated along Paint Branch from as early as 1723. In the 1790s, Peter Kemp built a saw and grist mill and brick miller's cottage on this site. Two subsequent mills replaced the original in the nineteenth century. The . . . Map (db m115373) HM
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Dec. 4, 2022