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The First Building for the Bethesda Fire Department

 
 
The First Building for the Bethesda Fire Department Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 2, 2019
1. The First Building for the Bethesda Fire Department Marker
Inscription.  The first building for the Bethesda Fire Department, which is shown here, was located at 7620 Old Georgetown Road. It was built in 1926 and an addition was completed in 1931. The photograph was taken in the 1940's.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkNotable Buildings.
 
Location. 38° 59.123′ N, 77° 5.913′ W. Marker is in Bethesda, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Arlington Road north of Edgemoor Lane, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7507 Arlington Road, Bethesda MD 20814, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Looking North up Wisconsin Avenue at Old Georgetown Road in 1940 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bank of Bethesda Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Georgetown Road (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); This Complex of Buildings and Gardens (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Old Georgetown Road (about 500 feet away); Tennallytown and Rockville Railroad
The First Building for the Bethesda Fire Department Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, February 2, 2019
2. The First Building for the Bethesda Fire Department Marker
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(about 500 feet away); Locust Grove (about 500 feet away); Five Points, historic crossroads (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethesda.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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