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Pike & Rose is an upscale place featuring elegant shopping malls, restaurants and a plethora of entertainment options. Located at the heart of Montgomery County this beautiful complex is set on 24 acres (9.7 hectares) of land. The place is very well planned with broad streets, ample parking and public transport making it very easy to commute. The place also offers a set of luxurious apartments and penthouses making it an ideal neighborhood for you and your family to prosper.
The thriving Downtown Bethesda neighborhood is located at the intersection of the Wisconsin Avenue, Old Georgetown Road and East-West Highway. It features some of the most vibrant areas in the city, including the Bethesda Row, a hub for arts and culture. Besides a range of eating establishments and entertainment centers, Downtown Bethesda is also home to one of the Madonna of the Trail monuments and the Capital Crescent Trail.
For more than 170 years, Fourth Presbyterian Church has committed itself to ministering to the people of the Washington area. Through educational programs and regular worship services, the church reaches families, singles and the elderly in the community. Seminary-level classes are offered at the Reformed Theological Seminary, located at Fourth Church. Counseling services are available and a large media center and bookstore are open to the public.
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.
Croydon Creek Nature Center is located a short distance from downtown Rockville. It is surrounded by a 120-acre (48-hectare) forest that is rich in flora and fauna. Explore the landscape and attend their exhibits and educational programs.
Nestled in the Glen Echo Park, the Chautauqua Tower was built in 1892. This tower is the only extant reminder of the Chautauqua movement. Added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1980, this tower is transformed in to an art space and every month showcases the work of a new artist.
Clara Barton spent the last years of her long, productive life at this Victorian home within walking distance of Glen Echo Park. Retired as head of the American Red Cross, she lived for nearly another decade in the house. Her creative renovations of the building resulted in a charming and intriguing curiosity. Visitors may view a film of the life of this tireless organizer and explore the home, which is furnished much as she left it. Admission is free.
With a beautiful layout, RedGate Golf Course is an ideal place to hone your skills at golf in picturesque surroundings. The course is landscaped with a lush tree cover. The course can be utilized as a place for golf outings for small or large groups as well.