National Register of Historic Places listings in Montgomery County, Maryland facts for kids
This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Montgomery County, Maryland.
This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Montgomery County, Maryland, United States. Latitude and longitude coordinates are provided for many National Register properties and districts; these locations may be seen together in a map.
There are 77 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county, including 3 National Historic Landmarks.
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|Name on the Register||Image||Date listed||Location||City or town||Description|
|24001 White's Ferry Road
||Poolesville||1813 Georgian dwelling constructed of brick, Flemish bond, consisting of three two-story sections: a main block three bays wide, a wing to the west two bays wide, and a wing to the east three bays wide.|
|2||Edward Beale House||
|11011 Glen Rd.
||Potomac||Colonial Revival residence built in 1938, and designed to look like a Pennsylvania farmhouse.|
|103 W. Montgomery Ave.
||Rockville||1815 Federal-style house built by Upton Beale, an early clerk of the Montgomery County Court|
|4||J. A. Belt Building||
|227 E. Diamond Ave.
||Gaithersburg||1903 two-story rectangular brick building that was built on the foundations of a late-19th-century commercial structure of similar design.|
|9400 Wisconsin Ave.
||Bethesda||1850 Greek Revival church that gave the surrounding area its name|
|6||Bethesda Naval Hospital Tower||
|8901 Wisconsin Ave.
|7719 Wisconsin Ave.
||Bethesda||1938 John Eberson movie theater in near-original condition, still in use|
|307 Great Falls Rd.
||Rockville||Two-story brick house, with a Flemish Bond front facade, dating to 1821. Also on the property is a late-19th-century smokehouse, privy, and a late-19th- or early-20th-century chicken house.|
|9||Brookeville Historic District||
|Maryland Route 97
||Brookeville||The majority of the structures were built before 1900, and range in style from the Federal-style Jordan House to the simple, vernacular cabin known as the Blue House. The houses are built of stone, brick, and frame, and cover a period from 1779 to the 1950s.|
|10||Brookeville Woolen Mill and House||
|1901 Brighton Dam Rd.
||Brookeville||Complex consists of two buildings constructed of rubble masonry. The woolen mill is a small one-story structure. South of the mill are two stone worker's houses, one of which is a three-bay by two-bay, 11⁄2-story stone house. The house was most likely constructed prior to 1783.|
|11||Cabin John Aqueduct||
|MacArthur Boulevard over Cabin John Creek and Cabin John Parkway
||Glen Echo||Also called Union Arch Bridge. Masonry bridge completed in 1864 as part of the Washington Aqueduct.|
|12||Carderock Springs Historic District||
|Roughly bounded by Interstate 495, Cabin John Regional Park, Seven Locks Rd., Fenway Rd., and Persimmon Tree Ln.
||Bethesda||275 modernist style suburban homes built from 1962–1966|
|13||Carousel at Glen Echo Park||
||Glen Echo||1921 Dentzel carousel|
|14||Rachel Carson House||
|11701 Berwick Rd.
||Silver Spring||Ranch-style house where Rachel Carson wrote her famous book Silent Spring in 1958|
|Glen Echo Park
|Glen Echo||1891 stone tower in Richardsonian Romanesque style|
|16||Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park||
|Bordering the Potomac River from Georgetown, D.C. to Cumberland, Maryland
|Poolesville, Potomac, Seneca||Canal constructed from 1828–1850. Follows the Potomac River from Georgetown, Washington, D.C. to Cumberland, Maryland|
|18200 Beallsville Road Maryland Route 109
||Poolesville||Late-18th-century plantation house|
|18||Clara Barton National Historic Site||
|5801 Oxford Rd.
||Glen Echo||Home of Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross|
|13530 Redgrave Place
||Clarksburg||Frame structure built in 1909, served as the local public school from 1909–1972|
|17107 New Hampshire Ave.
||Ednor||Mid-18th-century brick home closely affiliated with the early Quaker community of Sandy Spring|
|21310 Zion Rd.
||Brookeville||Primary Italianate home built around 1857, though has surrounding buildings which date to the mid 1st century|
|East of Poolesville at 17615 White's Ferry Rd.
||Poolesville||Farm complex consists of four small 18th-century stone buildings, a 19th-century frame wagon shed/corn crib, a 20th-century concrete block barn, and three late-19th- or early-20th-century frame sheds|
|8114 Carroll Ave.
||Takoma Park||Large, 3-story frame Stick Style residence constructed around 1875|
|1070 and 1080 Copperstone Ct.
||Rockville||Contains an 1874 21⁄2-story frame dwelling and a large 2 1⁄2-story hip-roofed frame house dating to 1912|
|18511 Beallsvile Rd.
||Poolesville||The main house is a 21⁄2-story, late Federal-style frame house with additions made in 1855 and 1910. Also on the property are a one-story gable-roofed stone slave quarters, a one-story gable-roofed brick smokehouse, a stone spring house, and the foundations of two barns, all built during the 1824–1850 plantation period.|
|16112 Barnesville Rd.
||Boyds||A late-18th-century one-room plan log house with an early-19th-century timber frame addition|
|21524 White's Ferry Road (MD 107)
||Poolesville||Consists of a 21⁄2-story, ca. 1829 Federal-period brick residence brick smokehouse, sandstone slave quarter, stone bank barn, stone dairy, and log and frame tenant house.|
|19001 Bucklodge Rd.
||Boyds||The earliest portion, the ca. 1806 Federal style block, sits on a stone foundation with a gable roof and gabled dormers. Later additions include a Federal style block of the first quarter of the 19th century, a frame block constructed in 1882 on the foundation of an 18th-century log structure, and a Colonial Revival-style block constructed in 1939–1940.|
|29||Gaithersburg B & O Railroad Station and Freight Shed||
|Summit and E. Diamond Aves.
||Gaithersburg||1881 train station with a loading dock and freight shed|
|30||Gaithersburg Latitude Observatory||
|100 DeSellum Ave
||Gaithersburg||Small 1899 frame observatory which was one of 5 other observatories across the world that took part in the International Polar Motion Service of 1899.|
|31||Garrett Park Historic District||
|Roughly bounded by B&O railroad tracks, Rock Creek Park, and Flanders Ave.
||Garrett Park||Victorian railroad suburb, contains houses dating from the 1880s to the 1920s. Architectural styles include those of the Late Victorian period.|
|32||George Washington Memorial Parkway||
|Roughly from American Legion to the Memorial Bridge on the southern side of the Potomac River, and from Brickyard Rd. to the Chain Bridge on the northern side
||Cabin John||Portion of parkway on the northern side is referred to as the Clara Barton Parkway|
|33||Glen Echo Park Historic District||
||Glen Echo||Former Chautauqua Assembly site (1891) and amusement park|
|603 Edmonston Dr.
||Rockville||Current Neo-Classical Revival mansion built in 1926 around the remnants of a smaller house dating to 1838.|
|35||Hammond Wood Historic District||
|Veirs Mill Rd., Highview Ave., Pendleton Dr., College View Dr., Woodridge Ave.
||Silver Spring||58 Contemporary suburban houses built from 1949–1951.|
|36||Hanover Farm House||
|19501 Darnestown Rd.
||Beallsville||Brick house consists of a Federal main block and kitchen wing dating to 1801–1804, and a 11⁄2-story modern kitchen wing added in 1954|
|23900 Old Hundred Rd.
||Comus||Complex includes an 1862 vernacular dwelling known as the Comus Inn, smokehouse, barn, and a poultry house built in 1936|
|38||Kensington Historic District||
|Roughly bounded by railroad tracks, the Kensington Parkway, Summit Ave., and Washington and Warner Sts.
||Kensington||Late Victorian suburban railroad community that is relatively untouched by 20th-century suburban development|
|39||Seymour Krieger House||
|6739 Brigadoon Dr.
||Bethesda||International 1-story house built by architect Marcel Breuer in 1958|
|Southwestern corner of Maryland Routes 108 and 420
||Laytonsville||1835 2-story brick Federal-style house with a three-bay Flemish bond main (north) facade and a gable roof.|
|410 Randolph Rd.
||Silver Spring||Georgian 21⁄2-story brick house built in 1790|
|5312 Allandale Rd.
||Bethesda||Older section constructed prior to 1820 is one and one-half stories and a two-story three-bay structure was subsequently built in 1847. Outbuildings on the property include a square, stone smokehouse with a square, hipped roof, and a 19th-century stone ice house.|
|43||Montgomery County Courthouse Historic District||
|Courthouse Sq. and S. Washington St.
||Rockville||Contains 1891 Romanesque Revival courthouse, 1931 Neoclassical courthouse, 1931 Art Deco bank, and 1938 post office|
|5721 Randolph Road
||Rockville||1909 schoolhouse is the last surviving building of the 19th-century Montrose Crossroads community|
|7810 Moorland Ln.
||Bethesda||21⁄2-story early Colonial Revival frame dwelling that was constructed around 1894.|
|14510 Mt. Nebo Rd.
||Poolesville||Large 21⁄2-story gable-roofed frame dwelling constructed in three periods: the main block, dating to the second quarter of the 19th century; a 1 1⁄2-story wing extends from the rear of the main block, which appears to have been an earlier dwelling from the late 18th century; and a two-story addition was made to the east gable end of the main block around the turn of the 20th century. Also on the property is a mid-19th-century log smokehouse and the remains of an early terraced "waterfall" garden|
|47||National Park Seminary Historic District||
|Linden Lane near Interstate 495
||Forest Glen||Victorian girls finishing school which was previously a resort for DC residents|
|5815 Riggs Rd.
||Laytonsville||Built between 1797 and 1814, it is a 11⁄2-story gambrel-roofed log house with an adjoining one-story gable-roofed log addition.|
|49||Old Chiswell Place||
|East of Poolesville on Cattail Rd.
||Poolesville||1790 home is a frame, log, and brick structure built in three stages. In addition to the residence, there is a meathouse of log with an attached springhouse. There is a small log house probably used for storage with sandstone chips used between the logs. There is also an early corncrib made of frame and logs.|
|50||Polychrome Historic District||
|9900 and 9904 Colesville Rd., 9919, 9923, and 9925 Sutherland Rd.
||Silver Spring||Group of five affordable small houses built by John Joseph Early in 1934 and 1935 with polychrome and art deco styling|
|51||Nathan Dickerson Poole House||
|15600 Edwards Ferry Rd.
||Poolesville||21⁄2-story frame dwelling constructed in 1871. Its design combines elements of the Victorian Gothic and Italianate styles. Also on the property are a frame barn and corn shed dating to the early 20th century.|
|52||Poolesville Historic District||
|Area around the junctions of Maryland Route 107, Maryland Route 109, and Willard Rd.
||Poolesville||Contains 33 buildings that date from the late 18th century to the early 20th century. Most of the buildings consist of farmhouses and outbuildings.|
|19000 Muncaster Rd.
||Derwood||One-and-one-half-story mid-18th-century Flemish bond brick house on a fieldstone foundation. The decorative detailing in the main house reflects Georgian, Federal, and Greek Revival influences. Also on the property is an 18th-century two-story log building.|
|11420 Old Georgetown Rd.
|55||Rock Creek Woods Historic District||
|11504 and 11506 Connecticut Ave., 3600-3702 Spruell Dr., 3908-4020 Rickover Rd., and 4004-4019 Ingersol Dr.
||Silver Spring||Suburban development consisting of 74 Contemporary houses|
|56||Rockville Park Historic District||
|Roughly bounded by Baltimore Rd., Joseph St., Grandin, Reading, & S. Stonestreet Aves.
|57||Rockville Railroad Station||
|98 Church St.
||Rockville||1873 Queen Anne style railroad station built for the B&O Railroad's Metropolitan Branch|
|4728 Dorset Ave.
||Chevy Chase||21⁄2-story frame structure built around 1893. Designed in a transitional manner with late Victorian detailing. It was one of the first houses built in the present day Town of Somerset.|
|59||Sandy Spring Friends Meetinghouse||
|17715 Meeting House Road
||Sandy Spring||Large, Flemish bond brick, Federal-style Quaker Meeting House built in 1817.|
|60||Seneca Historic District||
|Southeast of Poolesville
||Poolesville||Comprises 3,850 acres (15.6 km2) of federal, state, and county parkland and farmland in which 15 historic houses are situated. The C&O Canal, including Riley's Lock House (Lock House #24), and the Seneca Sandstone Quarry and its associated buildings also stand within the district. The 15 historic houses are surrounded by dependencies of various periods, in most cases dating from the period of the dwelling. There are slave quarters, smokehouses, springhouses, corn cribs, and tobacco barns.|
|Tschiffeley Mill Rd.
||Seneca||Quarry used from 1780 to 1900. The property includes ruins of cutting and duplex buildings.|
|62||Silver Spring Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Station||
|8100 Georgia Ave.
||Silver Spring||The current Colonial Revival structure replaced an earlier 1878 Victorian style station in 1940.|
|17700 White Grounds Rd.
||Dawsonville||An L-shaped, 21⁄2-story 19th-century frame farmhouse. Last renovated in an Italianate style in 1877-78. Five outbuildings stand on the property, including a stone kitchen/slave quarters and meat house which are believed to be contemporary with the house, an 1870s frame bank barn, and 20th-century farm buildings|
|64||Takoma Avenue Historic District||
|7906, 7908, 7910, 7912, 7914 Takoma Ave.
||Takoma Park||5 houses designed by Charles M. Goodman in 1951.|
|65||Takoma Park Historic District||
|Roughly bounded by D.C., Silver Spring, and east to the junction of Woodland and Elm Aves.
||Silver Spring and Takoma Park||Originally platted in 1883 by developer Benjamin Franklin Gilbert. Originally an early railroad suburb, the opening of streetcar lines led to the expansion of the district in the early 20th century. Takoma Park houses built between 1883 and 1900 are fanciful, turreted, multi-gabled affairs of Queen Anne architecture with Stick Style and Shingle Style influence. Buildings developed after the turn of the 20th century tend to be 1- to 2-story brick structures with simple ornamentation, although a few display characteristics of such styles as Art Deco and Tudor Revival|
|66||David W. Taylor Model Basin||
|Bounded by MacArthur Boulevard and George Washington Memorial Parkway
||Bethesda||One of the largest ship building basins in the world, constructed in 1938|
|67||Third Addition to Rockville and Old St. Mary's Church and Cemetery||
|Veirs Mill and Old Baltimore Rds.
||Rockville||Contains St. Mary's Church and its adjacent cemetery, both built and founded in 1817 and the Wire Hardware Store, built in 1895. St. Mary's is Montgomery County's oldest brick Catholic church and the hardware store is Rockville's last cast iron frame commercial structure.|
|68||Thomas and Company Cannery||
|Junction of E. Diamond and N. Frederick Aves.
||Gaithersburg||One to two-story tall, free-standing, load-bearing brick rectangular structure composed of four discrete, structurally independent but contiguous elements, built between 1917 and 1918. An addition was constructed in 1956.|
|69||U.S. Atomic Energy Commission||
|19901 Germantown Rd.
||Germantown||Office complex of AEC in Germantown; now a DoE facility|
|19010 White's Ferry Rd.
||Poolesville||Two-story house constructed of local Seneca sandstone, to which are attached a ca. 1835 11⁄2-story log structure, and two small 20th-century one-story frame wings.|
|71||Walker Prehistoric Village Archeological Site||
|Poolesville||Prehistoric Late Woodland period Native American settlement.|
|5900 MacArthur Boulevard, NW.
||Great Falls||Built between 1853–1864, its Union Arch Bridge (see above) is listed as a Historic Civil Engineering Landmark|
|73||Washington Grove Historic District||
|Maryland Route 124
||Washington Grove||Community derived from Victorian cottages of a Methodist meeting camp|
|74||West Montgomery Avenue Historic District||
|Residential area centered around W. Montgomery Ave.
||Rockville||Within the vicinity of the district are houses dating from the late 18th century to the early 20th century. Architectural styles include those of the early 19th century and Late Victorian period.|
|4722 Dorset Ave.
||Chevy Chase||21⁄2-story Queen Anne-style frame building built around 1893.|
|8940 Jones Mill Rd.
||Chevy Chase||21⁄2-story house with Flemish bond brick walls and brick quoins. Constructed in 1929.|
|77||Robert Llewellyn Wright House||
|7927 Deepwell Dr.
||Bethesda||Two-story concrete-block structure designed by noted architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1953, and constructed in 1957 for his sixth child. The Usonian house was designed using intersecting and concentric segments of a circle, or "hemicycles".|
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