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Mission Statement

The mission of the all volunteer Silver Spring Historical Society (SSHS)
is to create and promote awareness and appreciation of Silver Spring's heritage
through sponsorship of educational activities and the preservation and protection
of historical sites, structures, artifacts and archives. 

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OFFICERS
Jerry A. McCoy.............................................................President
VACANT......................................................................Vice President
Marilyn Slatick..............................................................Secretary
George French......................................................... ....Treasurer
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Silver Spring Timeline
The Old Tavern Mural at the Silver Spring Library
Silver Spring Post Office Centennial
Why is the Acorn a Symbol of Silver Spring?
Tell a friend about this page
Baltimore & Ohio Train Railroad Station
Photographs of Post-War Silver Spring
Silver Spring Helps Win the War
Web site established July 17, 1999
Penguin Rush Hour Mural
Old Montgomery Blair High School
Silver Spring Bus Service, 1963 and Today
Notable Silver Spring Office Buildings
Can You Identify These 1917-1920 Silver Spring Residents?

Silver Spring Images in the 20th Century (links under construction): 1920's - 1930's - 1940's - 1950's - 1970's -1990's

Tastee Diner
Canada Dry Bottling Plant
Silver Theatre
Opening Strosniders Hardware
Copyright 1999-2007 Silver Spring Historical Society, All Rights Reserved.

Anyone may copy and use the written information on this site so long as credit is given to the Silver Spring Historical Society and the website (www.sshistory.org). Photographs may NOT be reproduced for any use whatsoever from this site. Use of photographs is in violation of copyright. Individuals seeking permission to use a photograph for any purpose should contact Jerry A. McCoy, sshistory (at) yahoo.com, Silver Spring Historical Society, PO Box 1160, Silver Spring, MD 20910-1160  to discuss permission.


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The Silver Spring Historical Society wishes to borrow photographs/memorabilia of downtown Silver Spring to use in an illustrated history of the community.  If you have any materials please please contact SSHS President Jerry A. McCoy at sshistory (at) yahoo.com.  Future generations will THANK YOU!
Silver Spring Architectural Survey Commences
Silver Spring: Story of an American Suburb Documentary Film
1958 Perpetual Building Association Building
ENDANGERED!
Silver Spring in the Comics
Little Tavern on eBay!
Help Save This Piece of Architectural History!
Blair Station Post Office
Silver Spring Then & Again
DEMOLISHED!
The Silver Spring Historical Society honors the following Silver Spring residents who lost their lives during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001:

Caswell, William Edward, 54, a Navy physicist who was a passenger on American Airlines Flight  #77, which crashed into the Pentagon.

Getzfred, Lawrence Daniel, 57, a Navy captain who was at the Pentagon.

Moy, Teddington Hamm, 48, an Army civilian who was at the Pentagon.

Powell, Scott A., 35, an employee of BTG Inc. of Fairfax who was providing technical          support for the Army at the Pentagon.
The Artist's Eye:
Downtown Silver Spring

1936-38 Falkland Apartments Endangered
SSHS
in the Media!
JUST PUBLISHED!
Historic Silver Spring
Index
The Silver Spring Historical Society honors the following
Silver Spring residents who have lost their lives in the Iraq war:

Doerflinger, Army Spec. Thomas K., 20, a 2002 graduate of Springbrook High School.  Member of the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), based at Fort Lewis, WA.  Killed November 11, 2004 in Mosul, northwest of Baghdad.

Hernandez, Staff Sgt. Robert, 47.  Member of the 3rd Battalion, 318th Regiment, 1st Brigade, 80th Division (Institutional Training), Army Reserve, based at Ft. Meade, MD.  Killed March 28, 2006 in Taqaddum, west of Bagdad.

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The Silver Spring Historical Society mourns the loss of society
Vice President Judy Reardon who passed away November 26, 2004.
Her efforts to preserve Silver Spring's history will be felt for generations.