Silver Spring in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Silver Spring Armory 1914
One of the earliest and most substantial buildings to be constructed along Georgia Avenue was the first National Guard Armory. It was built in 1914 for Company K of the 1st Maryland Infantry. It has been remodeled and now houses the Silver Spring Volunteer Fire Department.
Location. 38° 59.364′ N, 77° 1.744′ W. Marker is in Silver Spring, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Newell Street. Touch for map. Marker is in Acorn Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8060 Newell St, Silver Spring MD 20910, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Silver Spring B & O Railroad Station (here, next to this marker); Early's Raid on Washington Silver Spring Shopping Center (a few steps from this marker); Blair House (a few steps from this marker); The Silver Spring (within shouting distance of this marker); The Community of Silver Spring (within shouting distance of this marker); Blair Mansion: Silver Spring / Blair Station Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Canada Dry Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silver Spring.
Categories. • War, World I •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 586 times since then and 27 times this year. Last updated on August 6, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 27, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.