Visit Us at 7328 Carroll Avenue

Fall 2014 Events at 7328 Carroll Avenue

Wednesday, October 8, 7-8:30PM - Neil Mozer of Mozer Works demonstrates how to restore your historic windows. In the Takoma Park Historic District, window restoration is eligible for a combined County and State tax credit of 45%. (Be sure to attend our Tax Credit Workshop on November 18th).

Friday, October 10, 7-9PM - "Koch Brothers Exposed" Come see a 90 minute film by Robert Greenwald and Brave New Films that demonstrates the ways the 1% can influence and buy elections. Jamie Raskin will be speaking at this event, with introductory comments by the Maryland Committee to Amend.

Sunday, October 19, 12-4PM - TP/SS Coop Membership Meeting

Monday, October 20, 7:30-9PM - Professor Bruno Damiani of Catholic University will discuss "Don Quixote" by Miguel de Cervantes, the first of four by the "Big Book Group," which is supported by Friends of the Takoma Park Maryland Library. To join the book club, send an email to:

Tuesday, November 18, 7-9PM - State and County Tax Credit Workshop for Small Businesses and Residents in the Takoma Park Historic District. Tenants and owners of commercial businesses in the Takoma Park Historic District should attend this workshop to learn about combined tax credits of up to 45% offered by the County and a new State program geared specifically for small business. Because of the similarity of these tax credit to the residential tax credit, home owners in our Takoma Park Historic District are encouraged to also attend this event.

Wednesday, November 19, 7:30-9PM - "Native Vines: A Delightful Tangle." Speaker: Paula Jean Hallberg, M.C. Master Gardner. Presented by the Takoma Horticultural Club, and hosted as part of HTI's series, "Culture Shift: Connecting with Nature."

Also of Interest at Other Places:

Saturday, October 25, 10:30AM to Noon - "An Autumn Stroll through Trees and Local History" Join the Tree Commission in a free "Tree Tour" of Circle Woods and Sligo Mill Woods areas. City Arborist Todd Bolton will talk about what is working and what is not for sustaining the urban tree canopy, including Circle Woods' stream restoration and reforestation. Diana Kohn from Historic Takoma will also share local historical lore. Light refreshments will be served at the end of the circular route. Meet us on Poplar Avenue, between Spring and Circle Avenues, by the red Circle Woods sign. For questions: contact

Please check for new additions, as events are still being added for the fall season!

Street Address:
7328 Carroll Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 5781
Takoma Park, MD 20913

When visiting Historic Takoma, please walk, bike or take public transportation. Parking is available either in the public lot adjacent to the TPSS Coop, or in front of or behind the Carroll Avenue businesses that are accessed from Lee Avenue.

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Civil War at 150

In the summer of 1864 the Confederates led by General Jubal Early threatened Washington DC. If the bold plan worked, Union Gen. Ulysses S. Grant would have to send some of the soldiers now surrounding Petersburg-Richmond back to defend the Union's capital.

Follow the day-by-day account leading up to the Battle of Fort Stevens barely two miles from the yet-to-be Takoma Park, on July 11-12, 1864.

Battle of Fort Stevens brings the Civil War close to home - Takoma Newsletter article

How the Navy won the Battle of Fort Stevens

Historic Takoma Newsletter
Spring 2014