Takoma Park: Past and Present

Takoma Park: Past

Takoma Park:
Portrait of a Victorian Suburb

In 1999, Historic Takoma reprinted the 1984 book Takoma Park: A Portrait of a Victorian Suburb by Ellen R. Marsh and Mary Anne O'Boyle, which contains a wealth of information and images about Takoma Park.

Copies can be purchased directly from Historic Takoma.

Takoma Park: Portrait of a Victorian Suburb

Takoma Park: Present

What is now Takoma Park MD and Takoma D.C. began as a late 19th century railroad stop Victorian suburb known only as Takoma Park. Takoma Park includes areas of the District of Columbia and Montgomery County in Maryland.

A portion of Takoma Park originally resided in Prince George's County in Maryland, but that area recently joined Montgomery County. This area includes Sligo Creek park, where a resort once stood, and the Washington Adventist Hospital.

General Location

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Community Links

Takoma Park has many active groups celebrating preservation and the lively arts.