Rockville is the county seat for Montgomery County
Derwood is in Montgomery County
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In 1734, John Magruder established a tobacco plantation on this property. Tobacco cultivation continued with his son, Nathan and grandson, Isaac, both of whom were active patriots during the American revolution. Otho . . . — — Map (db m105112) HM
"Peace is possible ... it can begin simply, over a game of chess and a cup of tea."
Mattie J.T. Stepanek
July 17, 1990 - June 22, 2004
Mattie enjoyed public speaking and worked with Former President and First Lady Jimmy and . . . — — Map (db m129439) HM
The original Needwood land patent of 1000 acres granted to John Cooke in 1758, became part of a prosperous farm established on this site by his granddaughter, Harriet Cooke Robertson and her husband, William, their son, William George Robertson, . . . — — Map (db m197912) HM
A small grouping of houses and outbuildings near this spot became a kinship-based community known as Newmantown. There were numerous post Civil-War African American communities in Montgomery County similar to Newmantown. There were also several . . . — — Map (db m105151) HM
Compared to areas further south, Maryland was welcoming to freed people who wished to purchase land. Such was the case for Albert and Mary Newman, who following their manumission left Virginia and settled "Newmantown" as a kinship-based . . . — — Map (db m197859) HM
Newmantown was named after the Newman family, and the collective members of the family all worked together to sustain the community. The family raised hogs and chickens and grew vegetables for their own use. They also tended their own fruit . . . — — Map (db m197861) HM
William Lawson King and his family moved here in 1925. For over 60 years this property was part of their dairy operation, which was the largest in the county with 450 registered Holstein cows. At this farm, over 100 cows were milked twice daily, 365 . . . — — Map (db m140435) HM