How Silver Spring, Maryland Got it's Name - Historic Walking Tour

Real Estate Agent with Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc MD 82788 DC SP97220

Acorn Park Site of Original Silver SpringThe Silver Spring Historical Society will be conducting a walking tour on Saturday, September 1st, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  

The highlight of the tour will be the original Silver Spring, located in Acorn Park.  An added bonus will be seeing  the Big Acorn.  

Silver Spring gets it's name from this "mica-flecked" spring discovered in 1840 by Francis Preston Blair (Founder of Silver Spring, Maryland) while horseback riding in the country with his daughter. 

The tour will include other historic sites around the restored 1940's Baltimore and Ohio Train Station.

Cost is $5.00
Reservations are Required

Phone (301) 537-1253  or   Email:
Meet at the B&O Rail Station 8100 Georgia Avenue (@ Sligo Ave.) Walking Distance From the Silver Spring Metro 


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Shanna Day Team Leader (UT & AZ)
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I wanna come!   This really caught my eye and if I weren't so far away, I would join you.   What a fun place to work in.  Shanna

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