College Park in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
City of College Park
John Oliver Johnson (pictured above was half of the duo Johnson & Curriden that developed the College Park subdivision in 1889. This neighborhood is now known as Old Town College Park.
The original subdivision development encompassed 125 acres. Most of its streets were named for eastern colleges and universities that were prominent at the time.
Erected by Anacostia Trails Heritage Area.
Topics. This historical Agriculture • Architecture • Education. A significant historical year for this entry is 1893.
Location. 38° 58.783′ N, 76° 55.746′ W. Marker is in College Park, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is on Columbia Avenue south of College Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7409 Columbia 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. Cory House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); McDonnell House (about 500 feet away); Old Parish House (about 600 feet away); City of College Park (about 600 feet away); Army Aviation School (about 800 feet away); General Aviation (approx. 0.2 miles away); Airmail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Harrison Store (approx. 0.2 miles 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 132 times since then and 6 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.