Bethesda Historical Society

We're celebrating the 150th birthday of Bethesda in 2021!

the historical society of Bethesda, Maryland



Upcoming Events 

May 2021

Bethesda history now on display in the windows of Triangle Art Studios in downtown Bethesda

The free exhibit will be open to view inside
Saturdays in May 11 am – 3 pm

Be sure to view the Bethesda Historical Society’s first public Bethesda history exhibit in the windows of Triangle Art Studios, 7711 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda. This exhibit is located a block from the Old Georgetown Grill and The Jewelry Exchange on the same side of the street. A public parking garage is located next door.

Thank you Bethesda Urban Partnership for loaning us this special downtown Bethesda space!

Sunday June 20 @ 6:00 pm

Check back soon for details about registering! 

Thursday June 3
7:30 pm

Bethesda Historical Society Monthly Meeting by Zoom
Contact us for more information

Thank you Bethesda's 150th Birthday Boosters!

Bruce Adams
Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation
Ada’s Grandparents
Al Marah Riverway Association
Dan and Nancy Balz
Fred Berner
Bethesda Chocolates
Bethesda Community Garden Club
Bethesda Crab House
Bethesda Metro Area Village
Bethesda Presbyterian Church
Bethesda Urban Partnership
Jane Boynton
Brookdale Citizens Association
Ralph Buglass
Campaign for Bethesda’s Madonna of the Trail
Carriage Hill Bethesda
Jan Cary
Central Farm Markets
Christ Lutheran Church
Carol Clausen
Congregation Beth El of Montgomery County
Alice Daniel
David Munson State Farm Agency
Reid Detchon
Dan Dwyer
John Ewers
Gail Humphries Ewing
Jodie Fine
Arlene Krimgold Fleming
Griffin Cycle
Ronald Grim
Brenda & Dwayne Holt
Hyatt Regency Bethesda
Ozgur Karaosmanoglu
Steven J. Karr, AIA Inc.
Wendy & Steven Kaufman
Henry B. & Jessie W. Keiser Foundation

Kiwanis Club of Bethesda
Delegate Marc Korman (MD-16)
Senator Susan C. Lee (MD-16)
Bob & Jane Levey
Matthew Logan
Maria Longo-Swiek
Susan Riggle LoPresti
Jack Marshall
Matthew Marshall
ZKL Martin Family
Eileen McGuckian & Phil Cantelon
Metro Bethesda Rotary Club
Greg & Karyn Miele
Minuteman Press Bethesda
Kevie Niland
O’Donnell’s Market
Fred & Barbara Ordway
Ourisman Jeep Bethesda
Piccoli Piatti Pizzeria
Porsche Bethesda
Quattro Auto Body Inc.
Gordon Riggle
St. Bartholomew’s Catholic Church & School
Aletta Schaap
Strosniders Hardware
Suburban Florist
Sullivan & Company, CPAs
Ann Suydam
The Barking Dog Bar & Restaurant
The Bethesda Montessori School
The Blue House
The Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce
The Jane Fairweather Team
The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation
The Nighthawks
The Woman’s Club of Bethesda, Inc.
Edwin Weiner
Howard Weiss
RoseMarie & Ronald Winiewicz