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Old Georgetown Road

 
 
Old Georgetown Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), February 2, 2019
1. Old Georgetown Road Marker
Inscription.  Old Georgetown Road looking west, in the years just before World War II. Edgemoor Lane intersects — at the left. The Acme Market, a grocery store, is in the center of the picture.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical year for this entry is 1940.
 
Location. Marker has been permanently removed. It was located near 38° 59.162′ N, 77° 5.88′ W. Marker was in Bethesda, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker was on Moorland Lane east of Arlington Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 4820 Moorland Lane, Bethesda MD 20814, United States of America.

We have been informed that this sign or monument is no longer there and will not be replaced. This page is an archival view of what was.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. This Complex of Buildings and Gardens (within shouting distance of this marker); Locust Grove (about 300 feet away,
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measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Old Georgetown Road (about 300 feet away); Tennallytown and Rockville Railroad (about 300 feet away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Loving Memory of Robert W. Lebling (approx. 0.2 miles away); Five Points, historic crossroads (approx. 0.2 miles away); Madonna of the Trail (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bethesda.
 
More about this marker. Later, Giant Food took over the Acme Market before moving to Arlington Road in the early 1960s. In the photograph on this marker, the Bank of Bethesda is just out of frame to the right.
 
Old Georgetown Road Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), February 2, 2019
2. Old Georgetown Road Marker
Former Old Georgetown Road Marker Location image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Laura Edwards, May 17, 2024
3. Former Old Georgetown Road Marker Location
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 20, 2024. It was originally submitted on February 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 343 times since then and 56 times this year. Last updated on May 17, 2024, by Laura Edwards of Bethesda, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   3. submitted on May 17, 2024, by Laura Edwards of Bethesda, Maryland.

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May. 29, 2024