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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Sandy Spring, 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 (524) Frederick County, MD (469) Howard County, MD (130) Prince George s County, MD (524) Washington, DC (1962) Arlington County, VA (373) Fairfax County, VA (482) Loudoun County, VA (273)  MontgomeryCounty(524) Montgomery County (524)  FrederickCounty(469) Frederick County (469)  HowardCounty(130) Howard County (130)  PrinceGeorge'sCounty(524) Prince George's County (524)   D.C.(1962) Washington (1962)  (373) Arlington County (373)  FairfaxCountyVirginia(482) Fairfax County (482)  LoudounCounty(273) Loudoun County (273)
Location of Sandy Spring, Maryland
    Montgomery County (524)
    Frederick County (469)
    Howard County (130)
    Prince George's County (524)
    Washington, D.C. (1962)
    Arlington County, D.C. (373)
    Fairfax County, Virginia (482)
    Loudoun County, Virginia (273)
 
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1Maryland (Montgomery County), Sandy Spring — History of the Sandy Spring Friends Meeting House
1753: Sandy Spring Friends Meeting established            on this site by three or four families who had            moved here from first Friends Meeting on            Western Shore of Chesapeake Bay. 1770: James Brooke . . . Map (db m67674) HM
2Maryland (Montgomery County), Sandy Spring — Olney Inn Gas Lanterns
These gas lanterns (now electrified) are composite units made from the remnants of four lanterns which bordered the horseshoe drive at the Olney Inn prior to its destruction by fire in 1977. Apparently the original lanterns were extensively . . . Map (db m162745) HM
3Maryland (Montgomery County), Sandy Spring — Quakers Practicing their Faith in Montgomery County1861-1865
The Civil War profoundly affected county residents because of their proximity to Washington, D.C. —the Union Capital— and Virginia, the northern reach of the Confederate States of America. No community in Montgomery County was immune to . . . Map (db m104229) HM
4Maryland (Montgomery County), Sandy Spring — Sandy Spring Friends Meeting Site
1753 First Sandy Spring Meeting of Record of The Religious Society of Friends held in this grove 1817 Present Building Erected 1953 Bicentennial Commemoration by Sandy Spring Meeting United . . . Map (db m67663) HM
5Maryland (Montgomery County), Sandy Spring — The Rachel Carson Greenway
In 2004, this trail corridor was named in honor of the mother of the modern environmental movement, Rachel Carson. When complete, the Rachel Carson Greenway Trail will be 25 miles long, connecting the Anacostia Trail System in Prince George's . . . Map (db m162744) HM
6Maryland (Montgomery County), Sandy Spring — The Sandy Spring
The Sandy Spring community took its name from this spring, which provides fresh water filtered through the sandy soil. In 1745, the spring was located on what was once known as “Snowden's Manor” and later known as “Harewood”. . . . Map (db m104248) HM
7Maryland (Montgomery County), Sandy Spring — The Sandy Spring Ash Tree
The Sandy Spring Ash Tree White Ash Fraxinus Americus Maryland Champion White Ash Tree Approximate age 300 yearsMap (db m131852) HM
8Maryland (Montgomery County), Sandy Spring — Welcome to the Woodlawn Stone Barn Visitor Center
More than 150 years ago, Woodlawn plantation was the envy of Montgomery County farmers and the pride of its owners, the Palmer family. The estate boasted one of the County's grandest manor homes, productive fields, and several outbuildings. . . . Map (db m162743) HM
 
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