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The home of Horace and Amanda Thomas built in 1884 was the first house to be completed in Takoma Park. It is a fine example of early residential development in Montgomery County. The house, carriage house, and spacious garden illustrate life as it…
Three bridges have been built across Sligo Creek at Carroll Avenue. The first bridge, built about 1878, was a simple wooden structure located about 150 feet below the site of the present bridge. When the Seventh-day Adventist Church established a …
The Source Senior Class Gift July 31, 1976 Symbolism of Living-Water Fountain "But the water I give them... becomes a perpetual spring within them, watering them forever with eternal life." John 4:14 L.G. The water flows from the thre…
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He lived for peaceScott H. Lawson1949-1984Takoma Park Nuclear Freeze Task Force
Lee Jordan was one of the most influential citizens in Takoma Park history. By the time of his death in 1988 he achieved legendary status for his inspirational role in the lives of hundreds of children through the Takoma Park Boys & Girls Club and…
When Takoma Park was founded in 1883 the parcel of land that today is Lee Jordan Field was part of a large farm belonging to the Brashears family. A stream known as Brashears Run flowed here across a lush, soggy pasture. A son-in-law, Roger Hodges…
Dedicated April 26, 1948 as a living memorial to the men who "Gave their last full measure of devotion to their county" in the War, 1861-1865. The unique inscriptions on this American Beech Tree were carved by the nimble finger of Samuel M'Clos…
The Dam and building foundations seen here are the remains of the Sligo Creek Waterworks which served the town of Takoma from 1900 to 1930. At times, Silver Spring, Chevy Chase, Kensington and Bethesda also received water from this plant until the…
This free spirited rooster,who chose to live in our town,was fed and protected byAlan Daugharthy and Alma Keating,and brought joy into our urban lives.Friends of Roscoe.