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.


Abstracts of the most recent issues:

Winter 2018 (double issue): 

 Grit and Gusto: Farmerettes and Suffragettes on America’s Homefront in WWI, by Judith Welles.   

Thomas Sprigg Wooten, by 

Summer 2019

The County’s Historian:  The Montgomery County Historical Society at 75 Years, by Sarah Hedlund.  75th Anniversary edition outlining the history of MCHS’s founding, early years, growth as an organization, and vision of the future, with dozens of rarely seen photographs.


Past Issues:

For all past issues, please see this complete index of Issues of The Montgomery County Story, 1957-2018, with topical summaries.

We also have these indexes available to help you find a Story issue by author, topic, or family discussed:


To Order Current or Past 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.

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