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Brighton Grange Hall, 263 Brighton Dam Road at New Hampshire Avenue, Brighton, Montgomery County, MD



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Item Title


Location
263 Brighton Dam Road at New Hampshire Avenue, Brighton, MD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MD-1018
Building/structure dates: 1886 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1935 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1991 demolished
Significance: The only extant Grange Hall in Montgomery County, and one of the few in the State. Its presence--at the crossroads of this small farming community--was a reflection of the economic development of this once agriculturally based area. The Grange Hall was the center of the community's educational, political and social activities during the late 19th and early 20th centuries...

Subjects
Agriculture
Community Centers
Halls


Related Names
Patrons Of Husbandry
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer
Lavoie, Catherine C., Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. ENVIRONMENTAL SETTING FROM SOUTH EAST CORNER OF BRIGHTON DAM ROAD AND NEW HAMPSHIRE AVENUE, SHOWING SOUTH (FRONT) AND EAST SIDE, WITH ST. LUKE'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN BACKGROUND
2. GENERAL PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF SOUTH (FRONT) AND EAST SIDE
3. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF SOUTH (FRONT) AND EAST SIDE AT CLOSER RANGE
4. SOUTH (FRONT) AND EAST SIDE, LOOKING NORTHWEST
5. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF SOUTH (FRONT)
6. SOUTH (FRONT) ELEVATION (NOTE THE TOP OF THE SCALE TO THE WEST SIDE)
7. EAST SIDE ELEVATION, WITH SCALE
8. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF STAIRWAY ADDED TO SOUTH FRONT OF EAST SIDE ELEVATION
9. WEST SIDE ELEVATION, WITH SCALE
10. VIEW FROM ST. LUKE'S CHURCH, LOOKING NORTHEAST
11. INTERIOR VIEW, FIRST FLOOR, LOOKING SOUTH TOWARDS FRONT ENTRY
12. INTERIOR VIEW, FIRST FLOOR, LOOKING NORTH TOWARDS THE STAGE AND STAIRWAY AT REAR
13. INTERIOR VIEW, FIRST FLOOR, LOOKING EAST TOWARDS DOORWAY AND PASS-THRU WINDOWS INTO KITCHEN ADDITION
14. INTERIOR VIEW, SECOND FLOOR, LOOKING SOUTH TOWARDS THE FRONT OF THE MEETING HALL
15. INTERIOR VIEW, SECOND FLOOR, LOOKING NORTH TOWARDS THE REAR OF THE MEETING HALL WITH THE GRANGE OFFICE TO THE EAST AND THE STAIR HALL TO THE WEST
16. INTERIOR VIEW, SECOND FLOOR, STAIR HALL IN NORTHWEST CORNER; NOTE WINDOW DETAIL


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