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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"

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