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Silver Spring

In the Washington metro area, Silver Spring is located in Montgomery County 10 miles north of the city center just inside the Beltway on US 29.

In 1842, Washington Globe editor Francis Preston Blair discovered a spring in a heavily wooded area north of Washington D.C. He later purchased the land around the spring, built a home and named it Silver Spring after the sparkling spring. By 1899 the first post office was built and Blair became the first postmaster for the small farming community.

It is now a thriving upscale residential area of more than 60,000.

Seventh Day Adventist World Headquarters |
Education Sharp Suspension Programs |
Restaurants, Cafes, Delis, Bakeries Los Arrieros Restaurant & Night Club | Holy Cross Hospital |
Motels, Hotels and Resorts Holiday Inn Silver Spring |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Ginger Hand, Realtor | Sylvia Marlene Jones REALTOR | Zalco Realty |
RV campgrounds and dealers Barrie Camp |
Shopping Pampered Paws Fine Jewelry |

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03/04 Coming to The area
Dewey Beach PopFest Dewey Beach DE April12-13 Features three nights of showcase performances and two days of demo and mentoring sessions, tradeshow, and industry events.
National Cherry Blossom Festival Washington DC March20-April14 The nation’s greatest springtime celebration unites for four spectacular weekends including the Cherry Blossom Parade.
Pork in the Park BBQ Festival Salisbury MD April19-21 Follow your nose to the Pork in the Park BBQ Festival. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this Eastern Shore staple will be served up April 19-21st at Salisbury's WinterPlace Park.
Galena Dogwood Festival Galena MD May4 The annual Galena Dogwood Festival is will take place throughout Galena. The parade will have a War of 1812 theme.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 As one of the longest running festivals in the state of Delaware, Dover Days dates back to 1933. What started as a garden tour staged by the Dover Garden Club, has now become an annual time to remember First State heritage with community spirit and an entertaining festival of family events.
Dover Days Festival Dover DE May3-5 You can claim Dover, Delaware, the capital city of the First State, as your state capital during the 80th anniversary celebration of the Dover Days Festival!.