Marlow Heights 60s and 70s

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Marlow Heights History

Marlow Heights, Maryland, a close in suburb of Washington, DC, was most likely named after_______.

Here are various news articles about Marlow Heights and the surrounding communities.

Marlow Heights Then

Check out this area map from 1971 (courtesy of Steve DePalma’s site If you look closely, you’ll see that Olson Street and Raleigh Road don’t connect. Up until that time, there was a foot bridge as the only means of crossing over Barnaby Run creek. Soon after the “tunnels” were put in, allowing Raleigh Road to extend and intersect with Olson Street. Kind of hard to view in most web browsers, so you might want to save the file and open with any image viewer.

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