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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/HM259E_crossing-the-narrows_Chester-MD.html
The Kent Narrows was once the only crossing point from Kent Island to the Eastern Shore mainland. The earliest crossings were made by Native Americans in log canoes. Colonies crossed the marshy straits by ferry. Causeways and bridges were built to…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM259D_the-little-house-in-the-shade_Wye-Mills-MD.html
Once shaded by the might Wye Oak, a quiet brick structure, a story and half high sill stands today.The structure dates back to about 1800 and it is said by local lore to have served as a one-room schoolhouse. The Queen Anne Garden Club restored…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM259C_the-wye-oak_Wye-Mills-MD.html
For well over 450 years, a quiet giant stood marking the passage of time for many generations. The Wye Oak survived through the birth of a nation, the Civil War, and two World Wars. Located alongside what was once a Native American Trail and later…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM259B_a-glimpse-inside-a-giant_Wye-Mills-MD.html
The branch that once grew from the "face" before you weighed in at around 35 tons and was nearly 50 feet long. That's on single branch! This segment of the tree reveals much about trees in general. The rings that can be seen represent…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM255X_goldsborough-house_Cambridge-MD.html
Has been paced on the National Register Of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior 1988 Cambridge Historic District Est. 1990 By the U.S. Dept Of the Interior Goldsborough House Inv. #85 Historic Cambridge Inc.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM255W_john-barth_Cambridge-MD.html
Rooted in Cambridge John Barth - called "one of the greatest novelists of our time" - was born in Cambridge on May 27, 1930 and grew up on Aurora Street. While living here, Barth frequented his father's soda fountain, Whitey's Candyla…
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 …
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