Silver Spring, Maryland
Children's, General, History, Historic House, Specialized
The NCTM Visitor Center, the street car rides through Northwest Branch Park, and our Educational Program are all designed to fulfill the Museum's mission to collect and preserve objects related to the electric railway systems of the region and to use these objects to interpret the role of these transportation systems in the growth and development of the region and the impact of this technology on people's everyday lives.
Cemetery, Church, History, Historic House, Specialized
Our site attracts tens of thousands of visitors every year from all over the world, and tells the story of an outstanding American woman who became the first American-born saint. The Basilica abounds with splendid mosaics, rich marble and bronze, and numerous colorful stained glass windows, all the work of Italian and German artisans. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton is buried under a special altar in the Basilica. We have a Museum with a short video on her life.
Archaeology, Children's, History, Historic House, Park
A Federal-period brick dwelling built in 1857 on land granted in 1758 to John Cooke in the region now known as Rock Creek. Today it houses offices of the Park and Planning Commission of Montgomery County.