Bowie is historically associated with railroading and was established
prior to the construction of a rail line into Southern Maryland
in 1853. Bowie also has a historic and cultural heritage that
includes Belair Estate, famous for horse racing and thoroughbred
horse-breeding. Belair was the oldest continually operated thoroughbred
horse farm in the country. Places of interest in Bowie include
Belair Mansion, Belair Stable Museum, Allen Pond, Foxhill Park
and St. John's Herb Garden.
College Park is best known as the home of the University of Maryland,
College Park. It is also been home to the "Archives II"
facility of the U.S. National Archives. College Park Airport is
the oldest continuously operating airport in the United States
and is one of the oldest airports in the world, having been in
continuous operation since 1909.
Greenbelt is a historic, planned community now known locally as
"Old Greenbelt." Old Greenbelt was settled in 1937 as
a public cooperative community to ease the housing shortage near
the nation's capital. Construction of the new town also created
jobs to help stimulate economic recovery following the Great Depression.
Hyattsville was named for its founder, Christopher Clark Hyatt.
He purchased his first parcel of land in the area in 1845. Hyattsville
is located within the Capital Beltway and the historic district
of the city has many Victorian houses built in the late 1880s
and Sears bungalows and Arts & Crafts houses.
Laurel was incorporated in 1870, the city maintains a historic
district including its Main Street.
The community was originally known as Laurel Factory. Laurel is
located on the banks of the Patuxent River, which was the power
source for the cotton mills that were the early industry of the
Upper Marlboro is a town surrounded by Greater Upper Marlboro.
Show Place Arena is located at the former Marlboro racetrack grounds.
Upper Marlboro is convenient to employees commuting to Andrews
Air Force Base and the Federal Census Bureau.
University of Maryland
The University of Maryland, College Park is located within the
city limits of College Park and was founded in 1856. It is considered
to be a public institution that "provides an Ivy League collegiate
experience at a public school price". The University of Maryland
offers 127 undergraduate degrees and 112 graduate degrees.
Air Force Base
Andrews Air Force Base is located in Prince George's County near
the town of Morningside. Andrews U.S. Air Force Base is the home
base of the U.S. presidential aircraft, Air Force One. Originally
known as Camp Springs Army Air Base, the base was renamed to Andrews
Field in 1945. Andrews' current mission is that of emergency reaction
and contingency response capabilities critical to national security,
and support for Air and Space Expeditionary Forces.
National Harbor is a 300-acre waterfront development located on
the shores of the Potomac River in Prince Georges County. The
convention center–hotel complex is the largest on the East
Coast. It includes a Resort & Convention Center, waterfront
condos, offices, various nightspots, and a marina.
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Places of interest in Prince George's County include The College
Park Airport, United States Department of Agriculture, NASA's
Goddard Space Flight Center, United States Census Bureau, Six
Flags America, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, FedEx Field, National
Harbor, Patuxent River, Bowie State University, Capitol College,
Prince George's Community College, University of Maryland and
Andrews Air Force Base.
Andrews Air Force Base
District of Columbia
North College Park
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