Greenbelt in 2012

A photo blog about Greenbelt, Maryland in its 75th anniversary year

Archive for the ‘Walk’ Category

Greenbelt Panorama: Snow Day

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December 26

It snowed the morning after Christmas. This was the first snow of the winter of 2012.

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December 27, 2012 at 6:00 am

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Sophie Delivers Greenbelt News Review

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December 21

Every Tuesday night, staff members of the Greenbelt News Review meet at their office in the Greenbelt Community Center to make final selections on this week’s paper. All articles, photos, and ads are sent to the paper’s layout contractor Lynn Eppard. On Wednesday night, the layout is checked and corrections are made. The final version of the paper is sent electronically to the printer, and on Thursday morning it is posted to the paper’s public website. On Thursday afternoon, the print copies are delivered to Greenbelt, and the paper’s circulation manager Ian Tuckman delivers the paper to each carrier’s home. The carriers are supposed to deliver the paper to residences by Friday night. Last Friday, I followed Sophie as she delivered the Greenbelt News Review to GHI homes.

Sophie is a freshman at Eleanor Roosevelt High School. Her route includes 9 and 12 courts of Ridge Road, Westway, and all GHI homes west of Westway. Here she is at 8 Ridge Road.

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December 24, 2012 at 6:00 am

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Greenbelt’s Original Pedestrian Underpasses

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Pedestrian underpasses separate pedestrian traffic from automobile traffic and are important elements of Greenbelt’s design. Five underpasses were built in the original town, four under Crescent Road and one near the Junior Rural High School.

Underpass near Greenbelt Library under Crescent Road

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December 17, 2012 at 6:00 am

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Greenbelt on a Foggy Winter Morning

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December 2

On Sunday morning, I woke up early to take sunrise photos. I was greeted with a dense fog. I set out with my camera anyway.

Playground at where Ridge Road meets Crescent Road

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December 7, 2012 at 8:00 am

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Greenbelt Panorama

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November 29

On Thursday evening, just about sunset time, I walked around the center part of the city and took some panoramic photos.

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November 30, 2012 at 6:00 am

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Greenbelt Pumpkin Walk

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October 27

Greenbelt’s annual pumpkin walk takes place on the Saturday night before Halloween. More than one hundred candle lit pumpkins are placed in the North Woods, and families come to walk the trail and enjoy the scene.

The pumpkin walk takes place at the North Woods Tract of the Greenbelt Forest Preserve. This sign is by the unpaved access road to Northway Fields.

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October 30, 2012 at 6:00 am

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Three Greenbelt Cemeteries and Indian Springs

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August 14

When the federal government purchased the land for Greenbelt, three cemeteries were included within its boundaries–those of the Hamilton, Turner, and Walker families. On a recent morning, I visited these three cemeteries and also the famous Indian Springs.

Intersection of Hamilton Place and Ridge Road, with crepe myrtles full of blossoms. The Hamilton Cemetery is located at the end of Hamilton Place.

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August 16, 2012 at 8:00 am

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