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Gladys Noon Spellman Trail and Overpass

 
 
Gladys Noon Spellman Trail and Overpass Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), February 15, 2019
1. Gladys Noon Spellman Trail and Overpass Marker
Inscription.  This trail and overpass are dedicated to Gladys Noon Spellman in recognition of 18 years of public service to the citizens of Greenbelt as Member of Congress for the Fifth Congressional District of Maryland and as Chairman and Member of the Prince George's County Commissioners and County Council. Congresswoman Spellman obtained the commitment of the Federal Highway Administration and the National Park Service for the construction of the pedestrian bridge so that Greenbelt children and others can use this trail to safely cross the Parkway.
 
Erected 1982 by City of Greenbelt, Maryland.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsGovernment & PoliticsParks & Recreational AreasWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1975.
 
Location. 38° 59.898′ N, 76° 52.312′ W. Marker is in Greenbelt, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker can be reached from Spellman Overpass north of Baltimore-Washington Parkway (Maryland Route 295), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenbelt MD 20770, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Greenbelt Homes Inc. (approx. ¼ mile away); Gas Station (approx. ¼ mile away); Roosevelt Center (approx. 0.3 miles away); City of Greenbelt (approx. 0.3 miles away); Swimming Pool (approx. 0.4 miles away); Community Center (approx. 0.4 miles away); Eleanor Roosevelt (approx. 0.4 miles away); Greenbelt Historic District (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenbelt.
 
Regarding Gladys Noon Spellman Trail and Overpass. Gladys Noon Spellman was the Congressional Representative for Maryland's Fifth District from 1975-1981. Rep. Spellman was in a coma from 1980 until her passing in 1988. This plaque was installed in 1982 during this time.
 
Also see . . .
1. Gladys Noon Spellman. Wikipedia article (Submitted on February 15, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.) 

2. Gladys Noon Spellman Biographical Information. Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress (Submitted on February 15, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.) 
 
Gladys Noon Spellman Trail and Overpass image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), February 15, 2019
2. Gladys Noon Spellman Trail and Overpass
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 15, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 435 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 15, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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