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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Forest Glen, Maryland

 
Clickable Map of Montgomery County, Maryland and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Montgomery County, MD (706) Frederick County, MD (525) Howard County, MD (140) Prince George s County, MD (602) Washington, DC (2347) Arlington County, VA (416) Fairfax County, VA (689) Loudoun County, VA (312)  MontgomeryCounty(706) Montgomery County (706)  FrederickCounty(525) Frederick County (525)  HowardCounty(140) Howard County (140)  PrinceGeorge'sCounty(602) Prince George's County (602)   D.C.(2347) Washington (2347)  (416) Arlington County (416)  FairfaxCounty(689) Fairfax County (689)  LoudounCounty(312) Loudoun County (312)
Rockville is the county seat for Montgomery County
Forest Glen is in Montgomery County
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ADJACENT TO MONTGOMERY COUNTY
      Frederick County (525)  
      Howard County (140)  
      Prince George's County (602)  
      Washington, D.C. (2347)  
      Arlington County, Virginia (416)  
      Fairfax County, Virginia (689)  
      Loudoun County, Virginia (312)  
 
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1Maryland (Montgomery County), Forest Glen — Ament HallNational Park Seminary
The massive Ament Hall, built in 1927, contains an elegant ballroom inside. Seminary students used the ballroom for daily dance practice and frequent formal dances. After 1942, the Army used it as a patient recreation center. The nearby chapel was . . . Map (db m115990) HM
2Maryland (Montgomery County), Forest Glen — Army Medical Museum
Army Medical Museum has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark under the provision of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the . . . Map (db m17095) HM
3Maryland (Montgomery County), Forest Glen — Daniel Carroll II
In Memory of Daniel Carroll II Member Continental Congress Signer Articles of Confederation and Constitution July 22 1730 † May 7, 1796Map (db m109918) HM
4Maryland (Montgomery County), Forest Glen — Daniel Carroll of Rock CreekJuly 22, 1730 - May 7, 1796
Near this spot was the home of Daniel Carroll, member of the Second Continental Congress and of the Federal Constitutional Convention. He was a Representative from Maryland in the first United States Congress and served as one of the three . . . Map (db m168741) HM
5Maryland (Montgomery County), Forest Glen — Forest Glen Railroad StationNational Park Seminary
Hotel guests and seminary students arrived at the Forest Glen railroad station and entered the campus by one of several bridges across the glen. The natural beauty of the glen was enhanced with stone paths, stairways, and a grotto. The bridges were . . . Map (db m115992) HM
6Maryland (Montgomery County), Forest Glen — General George W. Getty, U.S.A.
George Washington Getty was born in Washington, D.C. on October 2, 1819. He graduated from the U.S Military Academy in West Point in 1840 and served in Michigan at Fort Monroe, Virginia. He was a captain of artillery in the Mexican War (1847-48), . . . Map (db m113877) HM
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7Maryland (Montgomery County), Forest Glen — Guests at The Forest InnNational Park Seminary
Guests at The Forest Inn, students at National Park Seminary, and recovering wounded soldiers at Walter Reed Army Medical Center all enjoyed the tranquil beauty of the surrounding forest. The school's name evoked the famous Rock Creek Park that is . . . Map (db m115987) HM
8Maryland (Montgomery County), Forest Glen — In Memory of LTC Karen J. Wagner
Born February 22, 1961 Washington, DC A dedicated and loyal Army Medical Service Corps Officer Died September 11, 2001 At the Pentagon Serving her country during the Terrorist attacks of that Day Dedicated September 11, 2003 . . . Map (db m116029) WM
9Maryland (Montgomery County), Forest Glen — John Carroll1735 - 1815
John Carroll 1735-1815 First resident pastor here 1774 First Prefect Apostolic - 1784 First Bishop - 1789 First Archbishop - 1808 of the Catholic Church in the United States Erected by Order of the Alhambra . . . Map (db m109925) HM
10Maryland (Montgomery County), Forest Glen — Memorial to LTC Karen J. Wagner
This memorial to LTC Karen J. Wagner was previously installed in the gymnasium named in her honor at the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Working with the Surgeon General of the United States Army, NMHM relocated the . . . Map (db m198861) HM WM
11Maryland (Montgomery County), Forest Glen — SororitiesNational Park Seminary
Seminary students belonged to sororities that held their meetings and social events in small, uniquely designed clubhouses. Eight sorority houses were built between 1896 and 1905, three of which are visible here. Starting on the left, the first . . . Map (db m115991) HM
12Maryland (Montgomery County), Forest Glen — The Aloha CottageNational Park Seminary
The Aloha cottage was built in 1898 as a residence for the seminary's founders, John and Vesta Cassedy, and was later enlarged for use as a dormitory. It's name reflects the spirit with which they welcomes students into their home. The distinctive . . . Map (db m115988) HM
13Maryland (Montgomery County), Forest Glen — The Expansion of the SeminaryNational Park Seminary
A panorama of five connected buildings reflects the expansion of the seminary. The turreted President's House was built as a residence for seminary President James Ament in 1918. The Senior House dormitory was built in 1898, Senior Annex in 1907, . . . Map (db m115994) HM
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14Maryland (Montgomery County), Forest Glen — The Forest InnNational Park Seminary
The Forest Inn was built in 1887 as a summer resort hotel. In 1894 it was leased and later purchased by John and Vesta Cassedy to be the National Park Seminary for young women. The hotel building became known as Main and was expanded several times, . . . Map (db m115993) HM
15Maryland (Montgomery County), Forest Glen — The GymnasiumNational Park Seminary
The classical style of the gymnasium, built in 1907, was reinforced by the addition of a columned porch in 1925. Its basketball court, tiled swimming pool, bowling alley, solarium, and nearby tennis courts, ball fields, and riding rings provided a . . . Map (db m115989) HM
16Maryland (Montgomery County), Forest Glen — The National Park Seminary Historic DistrictHistoric District
The National Park Seminary Historic District has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of Interior 1972 for its architectural significance and its role in women’s . . . Map (db m115821) HM
 
 
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Nov. 27, 2022