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Silver Spring, MD
The History of Silver Spring, MD: Francis Preston Blair and the Blair House
Learn the history of Silver Spring, MD, from Francis Preston Blair's mica-flecked spring to the 20-room mansion he built and the Blair House. See the 1850 U.S. Census and more!
Bloomingdale row houses (source: gullivers-nest.blogspot.com)
A Look Back at the Beale Family and the Origins of Bloomingdale
Discover the history of the Beale family and the origins of Bloomingdale. From the estate to the War of 1812 to the U.S. Census in 1850, learn the fascinating story behind this D.C. neighborhood.

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