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9400 Marlboro Pike
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Phone: (301) 599-9400
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Comprising a strength of approximately 40,000 students, Prince George's Community College is one of the largest community colleges serving the Prince George's County and the nearby city of Washington DC. Offering undergraduate courses in the fields of Arts, Business Management, Economic, Science and several others which also includes distance-learning programs, the college is well-equipped with latest infrastructure facilities to provide the best education for its students. For the overall-development of students, the college has more than 40 clubs/ organizations with interests in Intercollegiate Athletics, Student Governance Board, Honors Society, Performing Arts and many more. If you are keen on applying for admissions here, you can schedule a tour of its campus and get the feel of the life at Prince George's Community College.
FedEx Field seats around 92,000 people and hosted a variety of popular events that are not limited to football. Popular bands, such as The Rolling Stones and Metallica, have performed here. The stadium itself is the home of the Redskins football team and was originally named the Jack Kent Cooke Stadium in honor of the previous owner of the Redskins team. It remains a popular venue for non-sports and sports fans alike, and events range. Please refer to the website for more details.
Prince George's County is home to NASA's space research lab, the Goddard Space Flight Center and the Andrews Air Force Base. This county that takes its name after Prince George of Denmark has loads to offer. The visitor's bureau is a good place to call before you start with the discovery of this region. It is a non-profit organization and is affiliated to several important associations. Get handy information on several attractions like museums, parks, historic sites, golf courses, amusement parks, theatres, cinema, transportation, tours, hospitals, lodging, educational institutions, meeting facilities, sports events, cultural shows, art events and so on. You can sign up for a membership for added benefits. Check the website for further information.
Six Flags America in Baltimore is an excellent place for families to have fun without worrying about boring the parents or the kids. There are family-friendly rides along with the typical rides for the adventurer or daredevil. It also saves the need to plain an entire day as Six Flags is sure to keep you occupied with fun rides and events all day. For special events and operating hours, refer to the website for more details.
Fort Dupont Park is a 376 acre (152.2 hectare) park, maintained by National Park Services of United States. The park is named after an earthwork fort that was built underneath the site of the park during Civil War. Featuring several hiking, biking and nature trails, the park is also home to community gardens, an ice rink and activity center. Open all year round, Fort Dupont Park makes for a great family picnic or a day out.
Situated on 586 acres that includes Enterprise Golf Course, this Neo-Georgian-style, two-story brick mansion built for Captain and Mrs. Newton H. White features finely appointed architectural details, wood floors, crystal chandeliers, six large rooms, an outdoor brick patio with waterfall fountain and a contemporary, glass-enclosed atrium. "The mansion and surrounding grounds offer an elegant setting" that is perfect for any special occasion.
This is a city location for Muslim worship and other services. Although not exactly a tourist hang-out, Bladensburg Mosque is known to be visited by many locals and one can come here for experiencing a serene environment.
Mount Hope was the private home of Fielder Magruder, a descendant of the influential Magruder family who were the earliest settlers in Cheverly. Built in 1839, the 12-room house is easily one of the oldest structures in the area. It also features in the town seal of Cheverly and is the official town symbol. Needless to say, this building is hard to miss when you're in town!
Abolitionist Frederick Douglass purchased this 21-room home, making him the first African-American to buy a home in an area then restricted to whites. Known as Cedar Hill, the home became the nation's first Black National Historic Site. The original furnishings are in large part the ones Douglass himself owned. They include the 1200-volume library of this self-taught man. Also on display are gifts given to Douglass by such contemporaries as Mary Todd Lincoln and Harriet Beecher Stowe.
Early morning is the time to catch the blooming water-bound plants of this park. Run by the National Park Service, the 12-acre marshland park is often overlooked by visitors who head for better-known Washington sites. As a result, the park is an uncrowded getaway. Nature-lovers and children especially will enjoy more than 100,000 flowering plants and fauna sightings.
Freed slaves first settled this area once known as Uniontown, just after the Civil War. Today, this 1,200-acre setting, including Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens, is enjoyed by children and adults alike. The park offers a range of activities including tennis, basketball, roller-skating, an indoor pool and an ice skating rink. In addition, there is a recreation center, hiking trails and fishing and boating. Golf lovers will enjoy Langston Golf Course, an 18-hole course with a driving range.
The Oxon Hill Manor is a historic structure built in 1928. Made with the Neo-Georgian and Colonial Revival styles of architecture, it was previously used as a residence. However, today the property is available on rental basis for private events. Overlooking the Potomac river, this beautiful manor is surrounded by English gardens. The cozy and intimate setting of the place is perfect for weddings and corporate gatherings.