riggs thompson house silver spring: Long History of the Old Riggs - Thompson House in Downtown Silver Spring - 04/28/11 07:50 AM
The Riggs - Thompson House was built in 1858 by George Washington Riggs.  The house was used as a country estate and working farm that was known for it's "fine blooded" cattle. 
The estate was originally sited on over 140 acres facing what is now Georgia Avenue.  Imagine a property that originally stretched from Georgia Avenue in the front, to past Sligo Creek in the back and from Colesville Road to present day Bonifant Street on the sides.   The house was accessed by a long drive from Georgia Avenue (then called Westminster Road).  The driveway is now the present day Pershing Drive.  The original GW Riggs house was brick, built in the Second … (1 comments)

Debbie Cook, Silver Spring and Takoma Park Maryland Real Estate (Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc) Rainmaker large

Debbie Cook

Silver Spring and Takoma Park Maryland Real Estate

Silver Spring, MD

More about me…

Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc

Mobile: (301) 233-8309

Office: (301) 587-3528

Email Me




RSS 2.0 Feed for this blog