Fairmount Heights in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
James F. Armstrong House
908 59th Avenue
— Historic Site, Built c 1905 —
The James F. Armstrong House exhibits fine details with its wraparound porch, pediment and projecting bay. The Armstrong House is a wood frame, two-and-one-half story, cross-gabled house. The principle east façade has a gable front, and wing plan with the wing to the left and the gable front to the right. One entrance is in the second bay of the two bay wing; another entrance is in the first bay of the front gabled section. Both entrances
Sponsored by the Town Council of Fairmount Heights
Erected 2016 by Town of Fairmount Heights, Maryland. (Marker Number 72-09-24.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities marker series.
Location. 38° 54.109′ N, 76° 54.938′ W. Marker is in Fairmount Heights, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is on 59th Avenue just north of J Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 908 59th Avenue, Capitol Heights MD 20743, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Samuel Hargrove House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Baptist Church (about 400 feet away); Trammell-Taylor House (about 500 feet away); Robert S. Nichols House (about 600 feet away); Fairmount Heights Methodist Church (about 600 feet away); In Honor of the Men and Women of Fairmount Heights who Served in World War II (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sylvan Vista Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Masonic Lodge No. 92 / The Columbine Chapter No. 46 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairmount Heights.
Categories. • African Americans • Architecture • Charity & Public Work • Education •
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 52 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.