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Silver Spring B&O Railroad Station Open House
November 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
All On Board! All Ages!
“Musical Fun With Leroy Hyson” Interactive concert for young folks.
Kids speak, dance, sing, act, play real & inflatable instruments, use pom-poms, jump ropes, hula hoops, wear leis & cool sunglasses!
Educator, Musician, Science Teacher Hyson Plays his Guitar George, sings his original songs with Kids & Families. Hyson received “Distinguished Service Award in Education” in 2014.
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.