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Greenbelt in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Greenbelt Historic District

 
 
Greenbelt Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, February 18, 2006
1. Greenbelt Historic District Marker
Inscription. Greenbelt Historic District has been designated a National Historic Landmark. The original town of Greenbelt was the first government sponsored planned community built on Garden City principles and possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America.
 
Erected 1997 by National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 38° 59.813′ N, 76° 52.745′ W. Marker is in Greenbelt, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker is on Southway north of Greenbelt Road (Maryland Route 193), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is on the "Welcome to Greenbelt" low stone wall at the bus stop near the entrance ramp to southbound Baltimore Washington Parkway (State Route 295). Marker is in this post office area: Greenbelt MD 20770, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Greenbelt (here, next to this marker); Community Center (approx. 0.3 miles away); City of Greenbelt (approx. 0.3 miles away); Eleanor Roosevelt
Marker, Map, and Welcome Sign at the Bus Stop image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, February 18, 2006
2. Marker, Map, and Welcome Sign at the Bus Stop
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Swimming Pool (approx. 0.3 miles away); Roosevelt Center (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gas Station (approx. 0.4 miles away); Greenbelt Homes Inc. (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenbelt.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyLandmarksPolitical Subdivisions
 
Greenbelt Street Map image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, February 18, 2006
3. Greenbelt Street Map
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 17, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,714 times since then and 29 times this year. Last updated on March 28, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 17, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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