Introduction to Suitland-Silver Hill, Maryland
Suitland-Silver Hill, Maryland is 6 miles SE of Washington, D.C..
Suitland-Silver Hill History
Suitland-Silver Hill is comprised of the unincorporated communities of Suitland and Silver Hill. The community was named in honor of Samuel Taylor Suit, a 19th century landowner and Maryland State Senator. Suitland-Silver Hill is in Prince George's County, which was established in 1696 by the Council of Maryland. It was named after Prince George of Denmark, the husband of Britain's Queen Anne. Frederick County was formed from parts of Prince George's County in the year 1748.
Suitland-Silver Hill and nearby Attractions
- Airmen Memorial Museum
- Audubon Naturalist Society Refuge
- Claude Moore Colonial Farm
- Patuxent Wildlife Research Refuge
- National Museum of Women in the Arts
- National Arboretum
Things To Do In Suitland-Silver Hill
There are numerous museums and places of historical significance located nearby, including the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, the Sewall-Belmont House National Historic Site, Union Station, the Airmen Memorial Museum, the Anacostia Museum & Center for African American History and Culture, the National Museum of the American Indian, the Navy Museum and the National Building Museum. Popular local parks and recreational spots include the Rock Creek Regional Park, the Potomac Overlook Regional Park, the Marumsco National Wildlife Refuge, Huntley Meadows Park and the Audubon Naturalist Society Refuge. Brookside Gardens, the U.S. Botanic Garden, the National Arboretum and the National Zoo are some of the other popular attractions near Suitland-Silver Hill.
Suitland-Silver Hill Transportation
Baltimore-Washington International is the closest major airport.
Suitland-Silver Hill Higher Education
Strayer University-PG Campus, the University of Maryland, Bowie State University, Capitol College and Prince George's Community College are some of the colleges and universities.