The arrest of five burglars 40 years ago this month set off a scandal that brought down Richard Nixon’s presidency. The scandal became synonymous with in Georgetown.
Rockville has its own landmarks connecting our town to Watergate, Max A. van Balgooy, a Rockville resident and historian, writes on his Max For Rockville blog.
Van Balgooy’s recent post gives a tour that includes two Rockville homes, a former security consulting office, an appliance shop, a country club, a , the former site of where a certain reporter got his start and the site of a since-removed telephone booth near places where Rockvillians now go for , or .
Van Balgooy’s research, which, he writes, is ongoing, reveals how Rockville is forever intertwined with a major moment in American history.