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This is a place of contrast. Once this land was covered with virgin forest, then it was farmland, and then a proposed housing development. Now it is an alluring refuge within an ever-growing sea of development. Here you can find wilderness, wildli…
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This is a place of contrast. Once this land was covered with virgin forest, then it was farmland, and then a proposed housing development. Now it is an alluring refuge within an ever-growing sea of development. Here you can find wilderness, wildli…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1AQZ_greenbelt-a-bold-experiment_Greenbelt-MD.html
The City of Greenbelt was conceived, built, and for a long time owned by the Federal government. Greenbelt was one of three "green cities" built during the Great Depression. The theory of "green cities" was revolutionary: each would be a carefully…
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Sounds of battle could be heard here from Bladensburg, six miles away, on August 24, 1814. Victorious British troops then moved into Washington, D.C. The sky was already aglow above the city; Americans has torched the Washington Navy Yard to keep …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMRND_greenbelt-a-bold-experiment_Greenbelt-MD.html
The City of Greenbelt was conceived, built, and for a long time owned by the Federal government. Greenbelt was one of three "green cities" built during the Great Depression. The theory of "green cities" was revolutionary: each would be a carefully…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMRN3_greenbelt-park_Greenbelt-MD.html
This is a place of contrast. Once this land was covered with virgin forest, then it was farmland, and then a proposed housing development. Now it is an alluring refuge within an ever-growing sea of development. Here you can find wilderness, wildli…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMRMV_water_Greenbelt-MD.html
Greenbelt Park's streams and wetlands vividly demonstrate that what goes on outside the boundary of a park can have a profound effect on the park itself. Streambeds within the park are deeply scoured and eroded. The water that courses through them…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMRMB_greenbelt_Greenbelt-MD.html
Greenbelt was the first of three planned garden towns built and owned by the U.S. Government during the Administration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. It was a "new deal" experiment in community planning, of note to urban planners throughout t…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMRMA_greenbelt-historic-district_Greenbelt-MD.html
Greenbelt Historic District has been designated a National Historic Landmark. The original town of Greenbelt was the first government sponsored planned community built on Garden City principles and possesses national significance in commemorating …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMHMS_greenbelt-homes-inc_Greenbelt-MD.html
In 1936 the federal government built Greenbelt and two other "greenbelt towns" as models of town and community planning. The government carefully selected tenants for the utopian town and acted as landlord. Although Greenbelt was carefully planned…
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