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.

All Montgomery County Story issues are now fully scanned and available to view or download in our digital repository: The Montgomery County Story, 1957-present. The entire collection of issues is keyword-searchable, or browse by title, author, or subject.


The newest issue, published July 2020, is At the Hands of Parties Unknown: the 1880 Lynchings in Montgomery County, Maryland, by Librarian/Archivist Sarah Hedlund, featuring the history of the two 1880 lynchings in Montgomery County: George Peck and John Diggs-Dorsey.


To Order Physical Copies of Current or Past Issues:

Printed copies 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/color). Shipping is $1.50 for the first issue plus .50 for each additional issue in the same order. Contact the Office Manager at 301-340-2825 for more information.


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