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

Centennial Garden

City of Takoma Park, Maryland

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, June 26, 2020
1. Centennial Garden Marker
Inscription.  
This garden commemorates the long, distinguished history of the Takoma Horticultural Club. The club was established in 1916 and is one of the oldest, continually active garden clubs in the country.

The Takoma Horticultural Club has installed park plantings throughout the City of Takoma Park and beyond. This garden installation celebrates those combined gifts and 100 years of service to the community.
 
Erected 2016 by City of Takoma Park, Maryland.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Horticulture & Forestry. A significant historical year for this entry is 1916.
 
Location. 38° 59.005′ N, 77° 0.939′ W. Marker is in Takoma Park, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Philadelphia Avenue (Maryland Route 410) and Piney Branch Road (Maryland Route 320), on the right when traveling west on Philadelphia Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 319 Philadelphia Avenue, Silver Spring MD 20910, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lee Jordan Field (approx. ¼ mile away); Lee Jordan (approx. ¼ mile away); Belle Ziegler Park
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By Devry Becker Jones, June 26, 2020
2. Centennial Garden Marker
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Walt Penney Field (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Metropolitan Branch and Takoma Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); In Memory of Sgt. Christopher Thornton (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Living in Takoma Park (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Takoma Park.
 
Dedication plaque on the bench in the park image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 26, 2020
3. Dedication plaque on the bench in the park
Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Takoma Horticultural Club in 2016. In Loving Memory of Clarence and Catherine Casey, Gardening Enthusiasts and Members of the Hort Club.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 48 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 26, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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