7411 New Hampshire Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Phone: (301) 439-3003
Fax: (301) 431-0569
Prince George's County's only surviving historic mill, the two-story, rustic stone Adelphi Mill is the oldest and largest mill in the Washington area. Located near the University of Maryland on the Northwest Branch of the Anacostia River, the air-conditioned Adelphi Mill is available for public rentals.
Family owned and operated winery that produces German style wines from dry to sweet and two red wines. Tours and tasting by appoointment only.
One of the prominent middle schools in Takoma Park, the Takoma Park Middle School has its origins in the historic Takoma-Silver Spring School. Sprawled over an area of 18.8 acres (76,080.p square meters), this school has well-maintained facilities, like the Lee Jordan Athletic Field, basketball courts, a greenhouse, six science laboratories, a library and even a television studio, that help the school provide wholesome education. The Takoma Park Middle School is also a part of Maryland’s Green Schools program, which requires it to conserve energy and adopt environmentally-friendly ways of functioning. See the website to know more.
Founders Mike McGarvey and Dave Coleman established the 3 Stars Brewing Company in a refurbished warehouse in 2010. This microbrewery specializes in ales that have won critical acclaim in the media and at beer festivals. Some of their brews have even bagged medals at prestigious award functions. Visitors above 21 years can avail of tours every Saturday at 2p and 3p, while the beer shop remains open from Thursday to Sunday. Sample beers such as Southern Belle, an Imperial Brown Ale with hints of oak, Citra and Lemon Peel Saison and Born Sinner, a chocolate-flavored strong ale. The knowledgeable staff guides patrons regarding the best food and beer pairings. This brewery also works for the benefit of the society and has initiated the Spent Grain Program, a collaborative effort with regional farmers to mitigate hunger in the District of Columbia.
Denizens Brewing Co. takes pride in the local beers that they serve. Brewed on site, every brew of theirs has a character of its own. Though urban in appearance, this local brewery has done a great job in keeping patrons hooked with the traditional craft beers. The place has a gorgeous outdoor seating area that is perfectly lined with humble tables, chairs and umbrellas, providing just the right environment for enjoy a chilled glass of Southside Rye IPA, American Red Ale, the Pumpkin Porter or Belgian-Style Tripel. Denizens Brewing Co. also has a delicious BBQ menu to go with their brews. On a sunny Silver Spring afternoon, one cannot ask for more!
University of Maryland is a major educational hub with its history dating back to 1856. Students at this university have access to a number of facilities that helps them achieve an edge over others. This university aims for an all-rounded development of its students. With a well qualified staff and a career guidance center for students, its the best a child can get in terms of education.
Downtown Silver Spring brings some international and national retail outlets under one roof. This mall houses various retail store catering to your fashion, beauty and generic needs. It also features a multiple restaurants serving different cuisine for your hunger pangs after an exhaustive shopping day. This mall is committed to give you an ultimate shopping experience and has some interesting events planned for you regularly. Check their website to know more.
Named for its acorn-shaped pavilion, the Acorn Park is a city park that was originally built by Francis Preston Blair in 1840. It was part of his estate and contains a spring with water containing mica, that gave it a silver color. This 'silver spring' in fact led to the city being named after it! A tiny park, just 0.12 acres (0.0485623 hectares), the Acorn Park can easily go unnoticed amidst the tall building surrounding it. There is an artificial cave here, as well.
Luxury mega-plex, with twenty screens and stadium seating, running all of hollywood's latest blockbusters.
A state-of-the-art moving image exhibition, education and cultural center featuring 32,000 square feet of new construction housing three theatres, office and meeting space, and reception and exhibit areas.
The Plymouth Congregational Church helps keep the faith of God alive by spreading the message of love and peace. Their campaign reads as 'Our faith may be 2000 years old, but our thinking is not!' The church promotes spirituality, strong faith and giving to those who are in need. Join them for worship services, check website for details and timing of the services.
This cemetery, just one acre in size, is one of the smallest national cemeteries. President Abraham Lincoln dedicated it after the Battle of Fort Stevens in the summer of 1864. The defeat of the Confederates during the two-day battle in July 1864 saved Washington, D.C. from invasion. More than 900 Union and Confederate soldiers were killed; 41 of the Union soldiers were buried in this specially created cemetery, one-half mile north of Fort Stevens. When you visit the cemetery, take special note of the entrance, which is flanked by two smoothbore guns.