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December 2019

Historic Takoma Annual Holiday Party-FREE

December 8, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

FREE Celebrate the season with light refreshments and a toast to 2019. Explore restored space, meet artist Marty Ittner and window showcase "Women in White." 7328 Carroll Avenue, Takoma Park, MD 20912 www.historictakoma.org

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January 2020

Silver Spring B&O Railroad Station Open House

January 4 @ 5:00 am - 10:00 am
Silver Spring Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Station, 8100 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910 United States
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B&O Station

FREE! All On Board! All Ages! Montgomery County Agricultural History A story and visit from a special guest brought to us by the educational program team of the Agricultural History Farm Park. Plus... Real Train Spotting, Toy Train Play Set,…

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February 2020

Silver Spring B&O Railroad Station Open House

February 1 @ 5:00 am - 10:00 am
Silver Spring Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Station, 8100 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910 United States
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B&O Station

FREE! All On Board! All Ages! Jason Mullinax Instrumental Zoo 11 am-2:30 pm Jason Mullinax, Instrumental Zoo at Silver Spring B &O Station Hit, Strum, Play, Create! Welcome back Mr. Mullinax, for Music and Fun. Bring empty cereal boxes, plastic tubs,…

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Jason Mullinax, Instrumental Zoo at Silver Spring B &O Station Hit, Strum, Play, Create!

February 1 @ 6:00 am - 9:30 am
Silver Spring Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Station, 8100 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910 United States

Jason Mullinax Instrumental Zoo 11 am-2:30 pm Welcome back Mr. Mullinax, for Music and Fun. Bring empty cereal boxes, plastic tubs, or coffee containers to create your own instruments. For more information visit musicdiscoverylab.com Sponsored by MPI and Silver Spring Historical…

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Talk by Richard Bell, author of “Stolen” at Germantown Library

February 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Germantown Library, 19840 Century Blvd.
Germantown, MD United States

Book talk by University of Maryland Assistant Professor Richard Bell Stolen: The story of five free African Americans kidnapped into slavery and their astonishing odyssey home.  

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From Slavery to Freedom at Takoma Park Community Center

February 6 @ 2:30 pm
Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Avenue
Takoma Park, MD United States
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$22

From Slavery to Freedom FREE Event Dianne Cross shares story of her g-g-grandfather who earned his freedom fighting in the Union Army, one of 200,000 black soldiers during the Civil War. Takoma Park Community Center, 7500 Maple Avenue, sponsored by…

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How to Search House Histories

February 9 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Historic Takoma, 7328 Carroll Avenue
Takoma Park, MD United States
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$22

How to Search House Histories FREE Event Detailed instruction and tips on how to research. Bring your laptop and notebook. www.historictakoma.org  or call 240-393-6060

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Community clean-up at Moses Cemetery

February 29 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Community clean-up at Moses Cemetery on Seven Locks Rd, Cabin John. Volunteers needed! Dress warmly, bring gloves and tools, wheelbarrows, etc. Rain/snow date March 1.

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March 2020

MoCo Planning hosts HP Tax Credit Open House in Silver Spring

March 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Overview of tax credit program for work on designated historic properties completed by end of 2019, Q&A. Application with documentation due April 1.

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Silver Spring B&O Railroad Station Open House

March 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Silver Spring Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Station, 8100 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910 United States
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B&O Station

FREE! All On Board! All Ages! 11 am–noon Story Hour with Montgomery Co. Agricultural History Farm Park director Lisa Berray and her “chicken” friend Sharing a story and activity featuring special farm animal friends. Plus... Real Train Spotting, Toy Train…

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Story Hour with Montgomery Co. Agricultural History Farm Park director Lisa Berray

March 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Silver Spring B&O Station, 8100 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910 United States

Story Hour with Montg. Co. Agricultural History Farm Park director Lisa Berray and her “chicken” friend to share a story and activity featuring special farm animal friends. At Silver Spring B&O Station. FREE

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SPRING 2020 Adult Series at the B&O Station-How to Get Started in Researching Your Family

March 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Silver Spring Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Station, 8100 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910 United States
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B&O Station

“How to Get Started in Researching Your Family” Tracing Your Family Tree Series with Genealogist Lorraine Minor of the Montgomery County Genealogy Club All Preservationists have a beginning, whether baking your grandma’s treasured cookie recipe or trying to figure out…

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Awards for Historic Preservation – POSTPONED

March 14 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Grace Methodist Church, 119 North Frederick Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD

Due to the developing situation involving coronavirus (COVID-19), Montgomery Preservation has postponed this event. Join Montgomery Preservation to celebrate 10 people and projects at historic Grace Methodist Church, 119 North Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg.

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Great Escapes from Maryland/Delaware/Virginia

March 20 @ 2:00 pm
Red Brick Courthouse, Rockville, MD, 29 Courthouse Square
Rockville, MD 20850

Tony Cohen of Menare Foundation augments Forging Freedom: Endurance, Escape, and Rockville’s Underground Railroad exhibit. Red Brick Courthouse in Rockville. FREE   www.peerlessrockville.org

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History of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Norwood Parish – POSTPONED

March 22 @ 1:00 pm

Due to the developing situation involving coronavirus (COVID-19), Montgomery Preservation has postponed this event. "History of St. John's Episcopal Church, Norwood Parish" at St. John's Parish Hall, 6701 Wisconsin Avenue, Chevy Chase. Presentation by Archivist Cathy O'Donnell. Founded in 1873,…

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April 2020

Silver Spring B&O Railroad Station Open House – POSTPONED

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Silver Spring Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Station, 8100 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910 United States
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B&O Station

Due to the developing situation involving coronavirus (COVID-19), Montgomery Preservation has postponed this event. FREE! 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.…

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WVMGRS: Washington, Virginia Model Garden Railway Society, G-scale modular display – POSTPONED

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Silver Spring B&O Station, 8100 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910 United States

Due to the developing situation involving coronavirus (COVID-19), Montgomery Preservation has postponed this event. WVMGRS: Washington, Virginia Model Garden Railway Society, G-scale modular display. At the Silver Spring B&O Railroad Station, of course!

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SPRING 2020 Adult Series at the B&O Station-Using Family Stories with Genealogical Methods to Plant your Family Tree – POSTPONED

April 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Silver Spring Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Station, 8100 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910 United States
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B&O Station

Due to the developing situation involving coronavirus (COVID-19), Montgomery Preservation has postponed this event. “Using Family Stories with Genealogical Methods to Plant your Family Tree” Julianne Mangin, writer, researcher, former librarian, discusses her mother’s French-Canadian ancestors, where fact-checking upended stories…

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May 2020

SPRING 2020 Adult Series at the B&O Station-Beginning Census Research: An Introduction to the U.S. Census Records & Indexing System-POSTPONED

May 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Silver Spring Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Station, 8100 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910 United States
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B&O Station

“Beginning Census Research: An Introduction to the U.S. Census Records & Indexing System” Tracing Your Family Tree Series with Genealogist Lorraine Minor All Preservationists have a beginning, whether baking your grandma’s treasured cookie recipe or trying to figure out how…

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June 2020

SPRING 2020 Adult Series at the B&O Station-Should you take a DNA test to discover your ethnic origin-POSTPONED

June 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Silver Spring Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Station, 8100 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910 United States
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B&O Station

“Should you take a DNA test to discover your ethnic origin” Tracing Your Family Tree Series with Genealogist Lorraine Minor All Preservationists have a beginning, whether baking your grandma’s treasured cookie recipe or trying to figure out how Aunt Gladys…

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