Introduction to Glenarden, Maryland
Glenarden, Maryland, in Prince Georges county, is 3 miles SW of Bowie, Maryland and 12 miles E of Washington, D.C.
Glenarden was first settled in by Europeans in 1919, when W. R. Smith established a residential community in the area. It was incorporated as a town on March 30, 1939, and W. H. Swann became its first major. It was reincorporated as a city in 1994.
Glenarden and nearby Attractions
- Six Flags America
- Anacostia Park
- Anacostia Museum & Center for African American History and Culture
- National Arboretum
- Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
- Ford's Theatre
Things To Do In Glenarden
The College Park Aviation Museum, National Archives II, the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture, and the Greenbelt Museum are some of the museums and historical sites accessible from Glenarden. The United States National Arboretum and Six Flags America are nearby as well.
Washington Reagan National Airport is nearby.
Glenarden Higher Education
Nearby colleges include Prince Georges Community College, the University of Maryland-University College and Bowie State University.