Acorn Park

About

Murals of Historic Silver Spring

Artist: Mame Cohalon

‚ÄčAcorn Park is all that remains of Francis Preston Blair’s estate, “Silver Spring,” named after his discovery in 1840 of a nearby mica-speckled spring. This park might be small, but it is chock-full of good stuff to see.  Nestled up to the first Silver Spring Discovery building, DCTC, is a quaint little park with an acorn gazebo and beautiful murals.  Previously the Caldor Building, it was the Caldor Company that commissioned the five-panel mural by artist Mame Cohalon and restored the gazebo and park.

Address

1190 East-West Hwy
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Categories

Public Art in Silver Spring Historic Sites Parks and Plazas Public Art Public Art Walk

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