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Historic Silver Spring

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Images of America: Historic Silver Spring celebrates the community's past, beginning with founder Francis Preston Blair's 1840 discovery of the mica-flecked spring and the 1873 arrival of the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad. Vintage photographs document the progressive growth of the "Main Streets," Georgia Avenue and Colesville Road, and the construction of the Silver Spring ...more
Paperback, 128 pages
Published November 28th 2005 by Arcadia Publishing
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robin friedman
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A Walk Through Silver Spring

Silver Spring, Maryland borders Washington, D.C. and shares the major thoroughfare of Georgia Avenue. I have lived on the Washington, D.C. side of the line for many years, and frequently take walks along the Georgia Avenue corridor: sometimes facing south into the District, sometimes north into Silver Spring, to the stores and the Metro or to sit in Blair Park and read.

With my walking though Silver Spring, I was fascinated by this collection of photographs "Historic
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Lauren
I enjoyed this book for what it was. It's not my usual avenue, but it's always good to give new things a try. I kind of wish they'd covered my corner of Silver Spring a little bit more. There was one photo that was kinda sorta in the area, but that's it.
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