Gene Lynch Park to be Dedicated Saturday

Gene Lynch Park in downtown Silver Spring will be officially dedicated in a ceremony Saturday afternoon, county officials announced.

County Executive Marc Elrich and Councilmember Kate Stewart will join community members at 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 10, for the dedication of the new park, named after Gene Lynch, the late Planning Board commissioner, civic leader, and political activist. Members of the Lynch family will be in attendance, according to a county press release.

Gene Lynch Park is a 0.25-acre triangular park located at 8410 Colesville Rd. in downtown Silver Spring, across the street from the Paul S. Sarbanes Transit Center and Silver Spring Metro Station. Among the park’s features are an open lawn panel for activities and events, terraced cast stone seat walls, a pergola structure with bench swings, additional site furnishings, extensive landscape plantings, irrigation, and lighting.

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