The Montgomery County Story


Published biannually by Montgomery History, The Montgomery County Story is a journal focusing on the history of the people, places, events, and organizations in Montgomery County, Maryland.


Abstract of the most recent issue:

The Superintendents of Our Schools By William Offutt The superintendent of the Montgomery County Public Schools is the most powerful non-elected position in our County.  This article describes changes in the school system over 150 years and introduces the 22 men who have held this position since public education was instituted in 1860. 


To Order This or Other Issues:

Copies of back issues of the Montgomery County Story may be purchased in the Museum Shop, or ordered by phone, mail or email.  Issues dated prior to 2010 are $3 per issue. Starting in fall 2010, issues are $5 each (double sized). Shipping is $1.50 for the first issue plus .50 for each additional issue in the same order.


Past Issues:

Please see this Subject Index to the past issues of The Montgomery County Story.


Montgomery History is grateful to The Chevy Chase Land Company for its sponsorship of The Montgomery County Story