Silver Spring in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Silver Spring Shopping Center
Throughout the 1940s and 1950s, the county's population exploded and Silver Spring grew into a major shopping district with large department stores like Hecht's, J.C. Penney's and Jelleff's. The monumental growth made Silver Spring not only a major suburban community, but also an important economic center for the entire state.
Location. 38° 59.37′ N, 77° 1.733′ W. Marker is in Silver Spring, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Newell Street. Click for map. Marker is in Acron Park on the Wall of the Discovery Communications Building, formerly Caldor. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8060 Newell Street, Silver Spring MD 20910, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Silver Spring Armory 1914 (a few steps from this marker); The Silver Spring (a few steps from this marker); Silver Spring B & O Railroad Station The Community of Silver Spring (within shouting distance of this marker); Early's Raid on Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Blair House (within shouting distance of this marker); Canada Dry Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Blair Mansion: Silver Spring / Blair Station Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Silver Spring.
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