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Looking north up Wisconsin Avenue at Old Georgetown Road in 1940. The Bank of Bethesda building, now Crestar Bank, is to the left. The sign to the right announces that the Hot Shoppe was coming soon — it opened in January, 1941. Behind the s…
Old Georgetown Road looking west, in the years just before World War II. Edgemoor Lane intersects — at the left. The Acme Market, a grocery store, is in the center of the picture.
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The first building for the Bethesda Fire Department, which is shown here, was located at 7620 Old Georgetown Road. It was built in 1926 and an addition was completed in 1931. The photograph was taken in the 1940's.
The Bank of Bethesda building, now Crestar Bank, as it is looked in the 1940's. The bank was established in 1919. This structure was built in 1926, with an addition in 1940, and is constructed of locally-quarried stone.
From its inception the vision of the C&O Canal has evolved, constantly finding ways to be relevant. Built in 1829, Lockhouse 6 stands a mile upstream from Little Falls, site of the canal's July 4th groundbreaking the previous year. Lockhouse 6 wit…
This property has been
Placed on the
of Historic Places
By the United States
Department of the Interior
A champion on and off the field
An Enduring Contribution to Baseball.
Games Won ________ 414
Shut Outs __________ 113
Strike Outs ________ 3497
Opening Game Shut Outs 7
The Bethesda Meeting House was erected on this site in 1820. The original sanctuary was destroyed by fire. A second edifice was built in 1850 about 100 yards south of the cemetery. In 1926 the church was moved to its present location at Wilson Lan…
The Church that Named a Community was built on this site in 1820 and called Bethesda House of Mercy. The entire district came to be called by that name.
The community of Bethesda is known the world over as a center of Healing.
This marker is erect…
The carvings on this bench depict a story from the Salish people of the northwestern United States and British Columbia, Canada. The story teaches respect for natural cycles, represented by the salmon annual migration upriver from the sea to fresh…