Gaithersburg Latitude Observatory

100 DeSellum Ave
Gaithersburg, Maryland

Historic Document

Gaithersburg Latitude Observatory is located in Montgomery County, Maryland certified as a historic location on Friday July 12, 1985. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Education, more specifically a Research Facility. Gaithersburg Latitude Observatory was nominated by as a historic location by Federal Agency, Other based on Event and its significance in Science.

Gaithersburg Latitude Observatory Information

Ownership Type: Local
Type of Resource: District
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1899, 1947
Level of Governmental Significance: National
Architect, builder, or engineer: Smith,Edwin
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Gaithersburg Latitude Observatory Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 23
Number of historically contributing buildings: 1
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 1
Number of historically contributing objects: 5
Number of noncontributing buildings: 2
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
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Gaithersburg Historic Locations Montgomery County Historic Locations Maryland Historic Locations