Silver Spring Armory

Silver Spring Armory (HM1F9U)

Location: Silver Spring, MD 20910 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 59.687', W 77° 1.551'

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The Silver Spring Armory, completed in 1927, was significant for its association with the Maryland National Guard 29th Division's service during World Wars I and II. It was one of the major civic buildings constructed in Silver Spring during the early years that the community blossomed into an important suburban center.


Architecturally, the building was representative of early 20th century Armory design featuring distinctive medieval detailing with a two-story castellated "head house" and a one-story barrel vaulted perpendicular "drill hall." The arched entry to the "head house" was surmounted by a cast concrete panel which read "MARYLAND NATIONAL GVARD". The Armory was razed in 1998.
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HM NumberHM1F9U
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Year Placed2004
Placed ByMontgomery County
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 11:28am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 324557 N 4318149
Decimal Degrees38.99478333, -77.02585000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 59.687', W 77° 1.551'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 59' 41.22" N, 77° 1' 33.06" W
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Area Code(s)240, 301, 202
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 325-399 Green Trail, Silver Spring MD 20910, US
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