Sandy Spring in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Sandy Spring
This site is dedicated to the past, present, and future residents of Sandy Spring in hopes the activism that has characterized the community for centuries will continue in the future. This spring has long been a source for contemplative thought and a place to recognize that we are dependent on this land and should be watchful caretakers.
The spring and a one-acre parcel of land surrounding it were donated to the Sandy Spring Museum by the families of Kathleen Hoffman Smith and Richard McCeney Hoffman in memory of their parents, Virginia McCeney Hoffman and Leon D. Hoffman, Jr. The leadership shown by several organizations including Greater Sandy
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Quakerism ⛪ series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1745.
Location. 39° 8.394′ N, 77° 1.243′ W. Marker is in Sandy Spring, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Meeting House Road when traveling south. Note: Meeting house road is closed from a point just beyond the Old Meetinghouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17811 Meeting House Road, Sandy Spring MD 20860, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Sandy Spring Ash Tree (approx. 0.3 miles away); History of the Sandy Spring Friends Meeting House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Sandy Spring Friends Meeting Site (approx. 0.6 miles away); Olney Inn Gas Lanterns (approx. 0.7 miles away); Quakers Practicing their Faith in Montgomery County (approx. 0.8 miles away); Welcome to the Woodlawn Stone Barn Visitor Center (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Rachel Carson Greenway (approx. 0.9 miles away); Woodlawn (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sandy Spring.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 10, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 208 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 10, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.