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Thomas Farm

Thomas Farm House, Frederick County, Maryland(39.35879N; -77.39174W)

Primary House Felling Dates: Winter 1804/5, Spring 1805, Summer 1805, Winter 1805/6 and Summer 1806

(a) Joists (7/10) 1804(¼C, ½C, C), 1805(½C, C). Site Master 1673-1805 MCYx4 (t = 9.39 MD2009; 8.91 HQFx2; 8.51 DC-AREA; 8.01 VA2009).

The Thomas Farm House is a large, multi-part manor house constructed of brick. The building is situated on the east side of the Monocacy River at the end of a long tree-lined drive and faces northeast, toward the original alignment of the historic ca. 1748 Georgetown Road. The building is currently being rehabilitated for use as the park's administrative headquarters.

Worthington and Seiter 2011 The Tree-Ring Dating of the Detached Log Kitchen, Main House Cellar, Secondary House, and Corn Crib at Best Farm and of the Thomas Farm House, all at Monocacy National Battlefield, Frederick County, Maryland. Oxford Tree-Ring Laboratory 2011/04.

Link to the National Park Service page for Thomas Farm here




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Oxford Tree-Ring Laboratory

Michael Worthington
Jane Seiter, Ph.D

25 E. Montgomery St.
Baltimore, MD 21230