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Bethesda in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Bank of Bethesda Building

 
 
The Bank of Bethesda Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, February 2, 2019
1. The Bank of Bethesda Building Marker
Inscription.  The Bank of Bethesda building, now Crestar Bank, as it looked in the 1940's. The bank was established in 1919. This structure was built in 1926, with an addition in 1940, and is constructed of locally-quarried stone.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1919.
 
Location. 38° 59.146′ N, 77° 5.87′ W. Marker is in Bethesda, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Moorland Lane west of Old Georgetown Road (Maryland Route 187), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4816 Moorland Lane, 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. Old Georgetown Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Looking North up Wisconsin Avenue at Old Georgetown Road in 1940 (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Building for the Bethesda Fire Department (within shouting distance of this marker); This Complex of Buildings and Gardens (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Locust Grove (about 400 feet away); a different
The Bank of Bethesda Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, February 2, 2019
2. The Bank of Bethesda Building Marker
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marker also named Old Georgetown Road (about 400 feet away); Tennallytown and Rockville Railroad (about 400 feet away); Five Points, historic crossroads (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethesda.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 172 times since then and 33 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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