Hungerford Tavern Site

Hungerford Tavern Site (HM1969)

Location: Rockville, MD 20850 Montgomery County
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N 39° 5.006', W 77° 9.182'

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June 11, 1774

On above date aroused Patriots resolved that every lawful means be used to procure relief from oppressions of the English Parliament and that the most effectual way to secure American Freedom would be to break off all commerce with Great Britain.

Henry Griffith was moderator of this historic meeting. The Following committee was appointed to attend a general meeting in Annapolis:

Henry Griffith; Dr. Thomas Sprigg Wootton; Nathan Magruder; Evan Thomas; Richard Brooke; Richard Thomas; Zadok Magruder; Dr. William Baker; Thomas Cramphin, Jr.; Allen Bowie

By this bold act, these men "pledge their loves, their fortunes and their sacred honor", and anticipated by two years, the Declaration of Independence.

September 6, 1776

On this Day an act of the General Assembly Montgomery County, was established in accordance with a resolution, which had been adopted in this building, and here also on May 20, 1777 the first county court met.

This marker placed December 6, 1954
In celebration of the county's one hundred and seventy fifth anniversary
by
The Montgomery County Historical Society, Inc.
Mrs. Jesse W. Nicholson, President
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HM NumberHM1969
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Year Placed1954
Placed ByThe Montgomery County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 10:07am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 313775 N 4328241
Decimal Degrees39.08343333, -77.15303333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 5.006', W 77° 9.182'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 5' 0.36" N, 77° 9' 10.92" W
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Area Code(s)240, 301, 410, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 99 S Washington St, Rockville MD 20850, US
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