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Glen Echo in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Glen Echo Park c. 1930

 
 
Glen Echo Park marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, February 18, 2008
1. Glen Echo Park marker
Inscription. The entrance to Glen Echo Park has undergone many changes. The 1940 art deco design has been restored, but prior entrances included a stone entrance in the 1890's with the early trolley lines in front and the 1911 entrance, which featured numerous lightbulbs and two towers, and was in place for 30 years.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 38° 58.044′ N, 77° 8.29′ W. Marker is in Glen Echo, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo MD 20812, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Glen Echo Park: Protest Years 1960 (within shouting distance of this marker); Glen Echo Park: Spanish Ballroom c. 1943 (within shouting distance of this marker); Glen Echo Park: Aerial View c. 1954 (within shouting distance of this marker); Glen Echo Park: Chautaugua c. 1891 (within shouting distance of this marker); A Trolley Returns to Glen Echo (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing); Trolley Parks In America
Entrance to Glen Echo Park image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, February 18, 2008
2. Entrance to Glen Echo Park
(about 300 feet away); The Glen Echo Park Yurts (about 400 feet away); Glen Echo From Past to Present (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Glen Echo.
 
More about this marker. These pictures were taken with Elite Chrome 200 and scanned into JPEG files.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyNotable Places
 
Entrance to Glen Echo Park image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, February 18, 2008
3. Entrance to Glen Echo Park
Glen Echo Park entrance image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
4. Glen Echo Park entrance
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,668 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   4. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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