Bussard Farmhouse

Bussard Farmhouse (HM1ZID)

Location: Gaithersburg, MD 20877 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 9.826', W 77° 7.821'

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The main house was built by Thaddeus Bussard in 1908 on the foundations of an original house that had been built by Nathan Magruder around 1778. The oldest part of the structure is the kitchen wing to the right, thought to date to the early 1800s. The rear addition was built in the early 1800s by the Otho Magruder family. The house has been restored to represent a typical farm house of the 1910 period, before electricity was brought to the rural areas. Water would have come from wells or from Rock Creek, and lighting from kerosene lamps or from methane gas produced on the farm and run through pipes to the lighting fixtures inside the house.
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Date Added Saturday, July 8th, 2017 at 9:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 315946 N 4337111
Decimal Degrees39.16376667, -77.13035000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 9.826', W 77° 7.821'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 9' 49.56" N, 77° 7' 49.26" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18400 Muncaster Mill Rd, Gaithersburg MD 20877, US
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