Tag: Silver Spring MD

Buy a Home in 1925 Silver Spring

What did homes look like in 1920s Silver Spring? This advertisement promotes "growth now has brought modern, rapid transportation."
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Marijuana and Alcohol Consumed by Kids in Silver Spring

This is a bizarre and disappointing article that we dug up in The Washington Post. It was printed on April 2nd, 1977. Montgomery County school officials...
Silver Spring, Maryland, circa 1927. National Photo glass negatives marked "Jordan & Co." Among the new construction shown here is a National Guard armory. National Photo Company Collection.

Silver Spring in 1927

And check this out ... the building being constructed in 1927 is still there!
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Silver Spring: History of the Name and Neighborhood

Why is it named Silver Spring? Francis Preston Blair (i.e., Blair House near the White House) came across a mica-flecked spring in Acorn Park.

Robinson and Company: Headquarters for the Best Things Suburban

Here is an excellent old advertisement from the Washington Times real estate section. This is way back in 1906. Click on the ad to read...