“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 Derwood, 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 (753) Frederick County, MD (558) Howard County, MD (143) Prince George s County, MD (644) Washington, DC (2615) Arlington County, VA (442) Fairfax County, VA (712) Loudoun County, VA (346)  MontgomeryCounty(753) Montgomery County (753)  FrederickCounty(558) Frederick County (558)  HowardCounty(143) Howard County (143)  PrinceGeorge'sCounty(644) Prince George's County (644)   D.C.(2615) Washington (2615)  (442) Arlington County (442)  FairfaxCounty(712) Fairfax County (712)  LoudounCounty(346) Loudoun County (346)
Rockville is the county seat for Montgomery County
Derwood is in Montgomery County
      Montgomery County (753)  
      Frederick County (558)  
      Howard County (143)  
      Prince George's County (644)  
      Washington, D.C. (2615)  
      Arlington County, Virginia (442)  
      Fairfax County, Virginia (712)  
      Loudoun County, Virginia (346)  
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1 Maryland, Montgomery County, Derwood — Agricultural History Farm Park
Magruder-Bussard Farm 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
2 Maryland, Montgomery County, Derwood — Mattie J.T. Stepanek Peace Garden
"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
3 Maryland, Montgomery County, Derwood — Near This Spot Lived and Lies Buried Jeremiah Crabbe(1760–1800)
Officer, 4th Battalion, Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; Brigadier General of Maryland Militia, 1794; member of 4th United States Congress, 1795–96.Map (db m20931) HM
4 Maryland, Montgomery County, Derwood — Needwood
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
5 Maryland, Montgomery County, Derwood — Newmantown Reported permanently removed
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
6 Maryland, Montgomery County, Derwood — Newmantown
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
7 Maryland, Montgomery County, Derwood — Sustaining a Family
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
8 Maryland, Montgomery County, Derwood — The Hay Drying ShedRockville's King Farm Farmstead Park
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
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Jun. 19, 2024