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Object ID 2009.1076.06
Title Towne: Serving Lower Montgomery County
Object Name Newspaper
Date July 1996
Creator Bunker Enterprises
Description Towne, July 1995 -- Clean Drinking Manor

Serving Lower Montgomery County
Monthly paper produced by Bunker Enterprises
Box 77 Garrett Park, Maryland 20896
July 1996

This is a special issue that celebrates the early history of Clean Drinking Manor.

The titles of the articles include:

"200 years of Clean Drinking Manor; Lords of the manor to recluse"
"Legends about Clean Drinking Manor began early"
"Announcements"
"The Rambler at Woodend, Audubon Naturalist Society HQ"
"John C. Jones reestablished the old estate" cont: "Nicholas Jones became the family's link with the pas"

Black and white photos of early Chevy Chase landmarks in the issue include:

Clean Drinking Manor
The Stone Dairy Barn near clean Drinking Manor
Nicholas Jones and George Clum examining a spring that George Washington "allegedly drank from."
The home of Charles C. Jones (?)
The Second "Jones bridge"
The Trestle Bridge
Nicholas E. Jones sitting in his favorite chair
The Copeland Parker Jones House
Woodend, home to the Audubon Naturalist Society
Joe Myers of Showcase Aquarium
The gate posts to Copeland Jones's estate
Interior of a dinning area built by Design/Build

Issue also includes the following sections: Editorial, Topical Tom's Cartoon, Kensington Town Chatter, Dinning Out; The Mongolian Grill, Free Report Gives Home Buyers Tips On Saving Thousands Of Dollars!, Ethnic Cooking, a Dinning Directory, Announcements, and The New York Times Magazine Crossword Puzzle.


See photograph number 2009.1076.06a. The caption at the top states; "Maybe it was something in the water." The caption at the bottom of the photograph at the states; "The stone dairy barn and the old well stood in close proximity at Clean Drinking. It is generally considered bad form to have this mix lest the well become contaminated. The well shown above was not the place Washington allegedly slacked his thirst. That spring was some distance away. The barn, with its distinctive pointed roof, was probably built in the mid 19th century and was frequently commented on by visitors. "