Thanks for your inquiry!
Susan G. Pearl, Historian
: I was wondering if anyone might know the
: origin of the name of Livingston Road that
: runs from Forest Heights to Indian Head?
: There was until a few years ago a Scout camp
: near Indian Head named Camp Livingstone that
: was named after the first head of Boy
: Scouting in the U.S., Colin Livingstone.
: Colin was president of the Washington and
: Old Dominion railroad and served as BSA
: President from 1910 - 1925. Camp Livingstone
: was around since the 30's I believe, but was
: sold due to the increasing development in
: the area.
: According to Wikipedia's article on Rt. 210,
: the course of Livingston Road was set in the
: late 18th century, but it may have been
: named something else at that point.
: I am curious if there might be any
: connection. The current BSA historian for
: the National Capital Area doesn't know if
: there is.
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