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

1921

 
 
1921 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, October 27, 2007
1. 1921 Marker
Inscription.  The Coaster Dips came to the park in 1921. Higher climbs and deeper dips added over the next 48 years guaranteed the ride remained a favorite. The roller coaster was dismantled after the park closed in 1968.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentParks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical year for this entry is 1921.
 
Location. 38° 57.982′ N, 77° 8.349′ W. Marker is in Glen Echo, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Macarthur Boulevard, ¼ mile Goldsboro Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glen Echo MD 20812, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 12 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Roller Coasters of Glen Echo Amusement Park (here, next to this marker); The Changing Face of Glen Echo (a few steps from this marker); Glen Echo Park’s Crystal Pool (a few steps from this marker); Glen Echo Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Glen Echo From Past to Present (within shouting distance of this marker); The Glen Echo Park Yurts (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named
1921 Marker and Surrounding Area image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, October 27, 2007
2. 1921 Marker and Surrounding Area
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1921 (within shouting distance of this marker); Glen Echo Civil Rights Protest (within shouting distance of this marker); c. 1931 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Glen Echo Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Minnehaha Creek (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); c. 1926 (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glen Echo.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Additional keywords. amusement parks
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 29, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,636 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 29, 2007, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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