Dufief Mill Site

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Turkey Foot Road and Muddy Branch River in Muddy Branch Park. This site contains evidence of a pre-Civil War merchant mill including a flour and saw mill, miller’s house, blacksmith shop, warehouse, barrel house and a wharf on the C&O … Continued

Magruder Property Annexation

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A petition was filed to annex approximately 8 acres that covers the Potomac Valley Shopping Center into the City of Gaithersburg.  This property is currently in North Potomac.  Note: This petition was occurring around the same time as the petition … Continued

Pleasant View Church and School

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11900 Darnestown Road   Pleasant View Church, originally built in 1888, is a Methodist Church and reflects the Gothic Revival architecture.  In 1914, the structure was razed and rebuilt.  A rear wing was added in 1950 and the church was … Continued

Lakelands Park Middle School

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1200 Main Street, Gaithersburg, MD 20878  Open the post for a link to the Lakelands Park MS website. Lakelands Park, the largest middle school in Montgomery County, is impressive: its 153,588 square foot building sits tall with three floors, a full-size gym, … Continued

Poplar Grove Baptist Church

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14621 Jones Lane This is the last surviving 19th century Baptist church of an African-American congregation in Montgomery County. Built in 1893, the design is identical to that of Pleasant View Methodist Church.  A rear wing was added in the … Continued

Ridgeview Middle School

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16600 Raven Rock Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20878 Open the post for a link to the Ridgeville MS website. The Ridgeview community is committed to providing a safe and challenging environment where diversity, high expectations, and life-long learning is cherished. To be … Continued

Maple Springs Barn

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15021 Dufief Mill Road   Maple Spring Farm, a 355 acre farms, was one of the leading dairy operations in Maryland.  There were several other structures, but the remaining barn is highly visible on Darnestown Road near Muddy Branch. The … Continued

Robert Frost Middle School

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9201 Scott Drive, Rockville, MD 20850 Open the post for a link to the Robert Frost MS website. Robert Frost is synonymous with excellence, as evidenced by a dedicated and highly competent staff which promotes high academic achievement for over 1150 … Continued

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