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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25EP_11333-woodglen-drive_North-Bethesda-MD.html
On this building, 11333 Woodglen Drive, the first "Green Roof" in Montgomery County was built in 2004. This roof provides for reduced energy consumption in the building and also provides for a natural filtration and collection system for…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25EO_alluvium-is-an-artwork-by-jim-sanborn_North-Bethesda-MD.html
"Alluvium" is an artwork by Jim Sanborn The following is a list of the translations, transcriptions, and sources for the texts on the screen John Smith 1612 AD "There is but one entrance by sea into this country, and that is at the muth of a…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25D6_general-george-w-getty-u-s-a_Silver-Spring-MD.html
George Washington Getty was born in Washington, D.C. on October 2, 1819. He graduated from the U.S Military Academy in West Point in 1840 and served in Michigan at Fort Monroe, Virginia. He was a captain of artillery in the Mexican War (1847-48), …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM255G_veterans-plaza-a-war-memorial_Silver-Spring-MD.html
(left panel) "... We take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion ... that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom ..." Abraham Lincoln Gettysburg Address February 6, 6th …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24V9_the-silver-theatre_Silver-Spring-MD.html
Just around the corner, on Colesville Road, is the American Film Institute (AFI) Silver Theatre and Cultural Center — an architectural treasure and state-of-the-art movie theater saved from the wrecker's ball by the citizens of Silver Spring…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24V4_the-silver-spring-shopping-center_Silver-Spring-MD.html
The 1938 Silver Theatre and Silver Spring Shopping Center complex is a landmark of early 20th-century commercial architecture. It profoundly affected the development of suburban Silver Spring as well as helped shape the growth of the region. It al…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24OQ_the-rachel-carson-greenway_Silver-Spring-MD.html
In 2004, this trail corridor was named in honor of the mother of the modern environmental movement, Rachel Carson. When complete, the Rachel Carson Greenway Trail will be 25 miles long, connecting the Anacostia Trail System in Prince George's Coun…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24OO_the-fall-line-and-the-gorge_Silver-Spring-MD.html
You are about to enter the most scenic and rugged section of the Northwest Branch. This rocky gorge marks the "Fall Line," where the tough metamorphic rocks of the Piedmont, meaning "foot of the mountain," give way to the sandy sediments of the Co…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24AE_lockhouse-6_Bethesda-MD.html
From its inception the vision of the C&O Canal has evolved, constantly finding ways to be relevant. Built in 1829, Lockhouse 6 stands a mile upstream from Little Falls, site of the canal's July 4th groundbreaking the previous year. Lockhouse 6 wit…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM23WM_old-glory-a-war-memorial_Aspen-Hill-MD.html
Top section of marker: Old Glory I am the Star Spangled Banner.....   conceived in 1777 out of love   America bore for Liberty and Honor. I am the memorial of countless heroes who   shed their blood to preserve this   sacred herit…
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