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Montgomery County Historical Society

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Address: 111 W Montgomery Ave, Rockville, MD 20850-4212
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Interesting Small Museum With Local History

Visited the Beall-Dawson House to see an exhibit of 1920's "flapper era" clothes ("Cocktails, Lipstick & Jazz") and other items. It was a small collection, but well curated and it... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 December 2016
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

Visited the Beall-Dawson House to see an exhibit of 1920's "flapper era" clothes ("Cocktails, Lipstick & Jazz") and other items. It was a small collection, but well curated and it was fun to see real clothes that people actually wore during the era portrayed in Downton Abbey. The docent on duty gave us a detailed history of the house, its... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

If you live in Montgomery County or if your ancestors are from MoCo you need to know about the MCHS. Consider joining, or visit the Beall-Dawson house for free a few times a year (Happy Birthday MoCo, Heritage Day). Rotating exhibits are well researched and always feature local people/situations. The Genealogy Club is great (once a month meetings). Please support... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2014

Lovely neighborhood with old and well preserved houses. There are several walking tours with some interesting historic info. Namely the one about African American heritage.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2014

great stop to learn about this suburb adjacent to washington d.c. rockville is the county seat and there are many volunteer historians who have done a great job preserving and presenting the history of the county. the county settlement history goes back to colonial times, through the civil war up to the present with the history of certain farm tracts... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2014

Neat place to visit for short trip and visit to Rockville Town Square within walking distance. Stonestreet Museum is great for field trip. Kids loved it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2012

Nice tour and interestings stories abount Montgomery County....there's an old cemetery across the street, too, tiny. Parking can be tricky.

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