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Roger Brooke TaneyRoger Brooke Taney, Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1836 to 1864, began his career as a lawyer in Frederick County. He practiced law in Frederick from 1801 until 1823.

 

 


DIRECTIONS

From Washington, DC and points south:
Take I-270 North to the Maryland Route 85 (Buckeystown Pike) Exit North. Continue on Maryland Route 85 North for 1.2 miles to its junction with Maryland Route 355/South Market Street. At the traffic light, turn left onto South Market Street. Continue for 1 mile to West All Saints Street. Turn left on West All Saints Street and continue for three blocks to South Bentz Street. Turn left on South Bentz Street. The Roger Brooke Taney House is located on the right side of the street at 121 South Bentz Street. Parking is available in the lot adjacent to the house and in marked spaces on the street. 

From Gettysburg and points north:
Take U.S. Route 15 South to the Rosemont Street exit in Frederick. At the bottom of the ramp take a right and remain in the right lane. Continue a block to the traffic light at West Second Street (near Schifferstadt Architectural Museum). Turn right onto West Second Street for .6 miles through Baker Park to South Bentz Street. Turn right on South Bentz Street and continue for four blocks to the top of the hill. The Roger Brooke Taney house is located on the right side of the street at 121 South Bentz Street. Parking is available in the lot adjacent to the house and in marked spaces on the street. 

From Baltimore and points east:
Take I-70 West to the South Market Street/Maryland Route 355 North exit. Continue from the exit ramp to the traffic light at South Market Street. Turn left on South Market Street and continue for 1 mile to West All Saints Street. Turn left on West All Saints Street and continue for three blocks to South Bentz Street. Turn left on South Bentz Street. The Roger Brooke Taney house is located on the right side of the street at 121 South Bentz Street. Parking is available in the lot adjacent to the house and in marked spaces on the street. 

From Hagerstown and points west:
Take I-70 East to the South Market Street/Maryland Route 355 Exit. Continue to the traffic light at South Market Street and turn right. Continue on South Market Street for 1 mile to West All Saints Street. Turn right on West All Saints Street and continue for three blocks to South Bentz Street. Turn left on South Bentz Street. The Roger Brooke Taney house is located on the right side of the street at 121 South Bentz Street. Parking is available in the lot adjacent to the house and in marked spaces on the street. 

From Harpers Ferry and points southwest
Take U.S. Route 340 East to Frederick, where it becomes Jefferson Street. Continue on Jefferson Street for .7 miles to Carroll Parkway. At Carroll Parkway, turn right and continue for four blocks to South Bentz Street. Turn right on South Bentz Street and continue to the top of the hill. The Roger Brooke Taney house is located on the right side of the street at 121 South Bentz Street. Parking is available in the lot adjacent to the house and in marked spaces on the street. 

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