29 Courthouse Square
— Rockville's African American Heritage Walking Tour —After the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln and Congress created the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands to aid newly freed African Americans. By the time it closed in 1872, the Bureau had provided assistance to four million former slaves making the transition from slavery to freedom, including those in Rockville.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Maryland: Rockville's African American Heritage Walking Tour series|
|Placed By||City of Rockville Historic District Commission, Dept. of Community Planning and Development Services|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 12:03pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 313894 N 4328298|
|Decimal Degrees||39.08396667, -77.15166667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 5.038', W 77° 9.1'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 5' 2.28" N, 77° 9' 6.00" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||240, 301, 410, 202|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2-100 E Montgomery Ave, Rockville MD 20850, US|
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