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Silver Spring B&O Railroad Station Open House – POSTPONED
April 4, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Due to the developing situation involving coronavirus (COVID-19), Montgomery Preservation has postponed this event.
All On Board! All Ages!
Washington, Virginia Model Garden Railway Society
10 am – 1 pm
WVMGRS;Washington Virginia Model Garden Railway Society, G-scale modular display. At the Silver Spring B&O Railroad Station, of course!
Using your family’s “oral history”
2:00 – 3:30 pm
Using your family’s “oral history” with genealogical methods to work out your family tree – Julianne Mangin
Real Train Spotting, Toy Train Play Set, Permanent Model Train Display, Kid’s Toy Engine to Ride, Videos, including “Next Stop Silver Spring,” Gift Shop, Refreshments. View glowing B&O R.R. Drumhead Medallion!
Experience 1945 when Station was built on its Victorian moorings! See President Harry Truman & Wife Bess on B&O R.R. Train Bidding Farewell to S.S. in 1953 and pose next to Truman cut-out figure. Enjoy Station Agent Bob Davis’s R.R. Photos displayed, commencing when Davis took photos with his Brownie Camera in the 1940s.
Enjoy “Second Glance” by Randy Mays, Washington Post Magazine, 11/22/15, S.S. B&O Station Permanent Model Train Display.
Co-Hosted by Montgomery Preservation & Silver Spring Historical Society.