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Object ID 1000.106.02
Title "The Chevy Chase Land Company: The Beginning"
Object Name Exhibit
Date June 1990
Creator Eleanor Ford
Description "The Chevy Chase Land Company: The Beginning"
PLANS

Exhibit produced by Eleanor Ford for the Chevy Chase Historical Society. Mounted in June 1990 to mark the 100th Anniversary of the Chevy Chase Land Company.

Map (2008.256.09) :
Plotting of the major artery between Chevy Chase Circle and the city: a topographical map of 1889-1891 by the U.S. Geological Survey.
Belt House- Home of original grantee of Chevy Chase

Map (2008.256.10):
Plan of Internal Streets clustered Along the trolley line. G.M. Hopkins, Cartographer, 1894.

Landscaping Plan (2008.344.06):
Nathan Barret's landscaping plan for Chevy Chase Circle and Connecticut Avenue North--a succession of baroque intersections with double and triple rows of trees. Barrett's tree list: elm, pin oak, sycamore, maple, tulip poplar, white and black oak, locust, dogwood, judas tree. The elaborate pattern of Japanese boxwood, between Grafton and Magnolia, still exists.

Design (2008.257.13):
A design for Chevy Chase Circle by Lindley Johnson (1854-1937), a Land Co. architect who designed the Chevy Chase Inn.
The present fountain, a memorial to Francis J. Newlands, was designed by Edward W. Donn and dedicated October 12, 1933.


Exhibit 2 of 6, see also 1000.106.01, .03-.06