White Oak in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Rachel Carson House
Has been designated a
National Historic Landmark
This property possesses national significance in the commemorating the history of the United States of America.
National Park Service
United States Department of the Interior
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Environment • Women. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list.
Location. 39° 2.814′ N, 77° 0.036′ W. Marker is in White Oak, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Berwick Road and Apple Grove Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11701 Berwick Rd, Silver Spring MD 20904, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Rachel Carson Greenway (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rachel Carson (approx. 1.1 miles away); Burnt Mills (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Fall Line and the Gorge (approx. 1.2 miles away); Luther Rice (approx. 1.6 miles away); Rice The Missionary (approx. 1.6 miles away); Rice The Educator (approx. 1.6 miles away); Rice The Journalist (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in White Oak.
Regarding Rachel Carson House. Rachel Carson lived in this house between 1957 and her death in 1964. She wrote her controversial book Silent Spring, mostly in this house.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 27, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 459 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 27, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.