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Dr. Bliss house, Takoma Park, about 1886

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Dr. Bliss house, Takoma Park, about 1886
Courtesy of Archives Collection, Historic Takoma, Inc., Takoma Park, Maryland

IN CONTEXT

This object appears in the following sections:


A  Streetcar City: Washington, D.C., 1900
A Streetcar City: Washington, D.C., 1900 — Growth of the Capital’s Suburbs


Dr. Bliss's house, Takoma Park
Currently on display
Not a part of the official Smithsonian Collection
This house, an early example of residential construction in the Washington, D.C. suburb of Takoma Park, belonged at one time to a noted doctor named Bliss.
Physical Description
Photograph.
Details
Date Made:
about 1886
Locations:
Dist of Columbia
Credit:

History
Many late 19th century suburbs developed beyond the city center because of commuter rail and streetcar lines.

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