(C. 1740-1789)A local resident, member of Maryland's first Constitutional Convention and first speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, Wootton introduced a bill to divide Frederick County into three jurisdictions. The bill passed on September 6, 1776, creating new counties named for revolutionary war heroes Richard Montgomery and George Washington.
|Placed By||Maryland Historical Trust; Maryland State Highway Administration|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, March 26th, 2015 at 9:06am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 311277 N 4327568|
|Decimal Degrees||39.07683333, -77.18170000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 4.61', W 77° 10.902'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 4' 36.6" N, 77° 10' 54.12" W|
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|Area Code(s)||240, 301, 410, 202|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near Carl Henn Millennium Trail, Rockville MD 20850, US|
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