Silver Spring in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Silver Spring Shopping Center
Throughout the 1940s and 1950s, the county's population exploded and Silver Spring grew into a major shopping district with large department stores like Hecht's, J.C. Penney's and Jelleff's. The monumental growth made Silver Spring not only a major suburban community, but also an important economic center for the entire state.
Location. 38° 59.37′ N, 77° 1.733′ W. Marker is in Silver Spring, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Newell Street. Marker is in Acron Park on the Wall of the Discovery Communications Building, formerly Caldor. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8060 Newell Street, 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. Silver Spring Armory 1914 (a few steps from this marker); The Silver Spring Silver Spring B & O Railroad Station (a few steps from this marker); The Community of Silver Spring (within shouting distance of this marker); Early's Raid on Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Blair House (within shouting distance of this marker); Canada Dry Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Blair Mansion: Silver Spring / Blair Station Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silver Spring.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 5, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 358 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on August 5, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.