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National Day of Service on Underground Railroad Trail

  • 01/17/2011
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Sandy Spring, Montgomery County

Sponsoring Organizations: Montgomery County Sierra Club and Montgomery County Parks

Honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a few hours of community service on the Underground Railroad Experience Trail in Sandy Spring, MD. We will remove non-native invasive plant species, restore the native plant communities, and create a living history museum where people can learn the fascinating stories of those who escaped slavery and the people who helped.

Leader: Jeremy Arling

Location: 16501 Norwood Road, Sandy Spring, MD

Bring/Wear: Tools are limited so please bring clippers, saws, and loppers. Long sleeves, pants, gloves, comfortable walking shoes or boots, and water are recommended.

More Info: For a trail map and more information, go to

Directions: Take Rt. 28E (Norbeck Road) across Georgia Ave. to the intersection with Layhill Road. Go left on Layhill and proceed to the intersection of Norwood and Ednor Roads. Go left on Norwood. Take the first driveway on the right to Woodlawn at 16501 Norwood Road. We will meet at the parking lot near the picnic tables.

Contact: RSVP Jeremy Arling at

More Information: Montgomery County Sierra Club website:

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