College Park in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
City of College Park
Chief McDonnell tests out the hose of a 1929 Chevrolet fire truck on the roof of his own carriage house. Because of its small size and weight, the truck was particularly useful for fighting brush fires, which accounted for a high percentage of the fire department's calls at the time.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1896.
Location. 38° 58.762′ N, 76° 55.85′ W. Marker is in College Park, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is at the intersection of Dartmouth Avenue and Knox Road, on the left on Dartmouth Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7400 Dartmouth Avenue, College Park MD 20740, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Parish House (a few steps from this marker); Cory House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trolley Trail (about 500 feet away); Taliaferro House (about 500 feet away); Harrison Store (about 600 feet away); City of College Park (about 700 feet away); Holbrook House (about 800 feet away); Army Aviation School (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in College Park.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 151 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.