Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Thomas Moore (1760-1822)
MSA SC 3520-15918

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Brookeville 1814 Lot Descriptions:

Thomas Moore and his family lived a short distance from downtown Brookeville in Moore's estate, then known as "Retreat." Moore would later transform the small home on "Retreat" into a considerably larger mansion, which would become known as "Longwood."

From 1806-1818, Moore owned and operated the Brookeville Tannery.

Moore also co-owned the following lot in Brookeville with his brother-in-law and business partner, Caleb Bentley: Lot 18


Brookeville 1814: "U.S. Capital for a Day"

This project explores the people and community that welcomed President James Madison to Brookeville in the summer of 1814 after the British burned Washington, D.C.

Brookeville 1814: "U.S. Capital for a Day"


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