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By Jerry A. McCoy,George Pelecanos

In 1840, journalist and flesh presser Francis Preston Blair found a gleaming mica-flecked spring that will function the center-piece of his nation property, Silver Spring. in precisely over a century, this bucolic wooded area, situated around the border from Washington, D.C., turned referred to as downtown Silver Spring, Maryland. writer Jerry A. McCoy, founder and president of the Silver Spring historic Society and a unique collections librarian on the D.C. Public Library's Washingtoniana department and Peabody Room, deals readers a travel of this dynamic valuable company district and surrounds.

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