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Silver Spring B&O Railroad Station Open House

March 4, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Free
  • S.S. B&O R.R. Station Open House, Sat., 3/4/23, 10-2 P.M.
    FREE! 8100 Georgia Ave. at Sligo, S.S. 20910, 301-495-4915

    10-2 P.M., Explore the Historic Station, Step on Board All Ages:
    Family Friendly, Bring Your Inner-Child!

    Featuring: N Gauge Modular Railroad Displays!

    MPI/SSHS welcomes back our friends from the N-gauge Modular Railroad Club. These hobbyists will set up modular displays at the Station and share creative ideas for building a train layout that can fit under a bed or be fitted to a piece of furniture. Spot all the B&O R.R. references in the displays!

    During MPI Open Houses, Anyone inside the building must wear a Mask
    in consideration for vulnerable patrons and staff of All Ages.
    Outdoors, Masking is optional.

    Take a self-guided Tour outside and inside the historic Station.
    “Train Spot” under the Station’s rear canopy!
    Indoors, enjoy our HO Scale model train display, Toy Train set, Rail photos, Station Manager’s ticket office, 1945 lighted telephone booth, illuminated B&O R.R. “Drumhead,” and Memorabilia of your original Downtown Silver Spring!

    NOTE: If winter weather threatens cancellation, phone 301-495-4915 or see MPI Facebook https://www.facebook.com/MontgomeryPI/

    This Station is a Montgomery County, Md., Historic Site, Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and a multi-faceted gem in S.S.’s Arts & Entertainment District.

    Open House is Co-Hosted by Montgomery Preservation Inc. and Silver Spring Historical Society. https://www.montgomerypreservation.org/

    https://www.facebook.com/sshistory/

    Note: If winter weather threatens cancellation, phone 301-495-4915 or see MPI Facebook
    https://www.facebook.com/MontgomeryPI/

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  • Organizer

    Montgomery Preservation Inc
    Phone
    (301) 495-4915
    Email
    marcipro@aol.com
    View Organizer Website

    Venue

    Silver Spring B&O Railroad Station
    8100 Georgia Avenue
    Silver Spring, MD, 20912
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    Phone
    301- 495- 4915
    View Venue Website
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