Glover Park in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Charles Carroll Glover
Considered the father of Rock Creek Park and the National Zoo, Washington banker and philanthropist Charles Carroll Glover (1846-1936) also gave Washington, D.C. 77 acres in the valley of Foundry Branch, just west of this neighborhood. With an additional 28 acres donated by Anne Archbold, this area became known as Glover Archbold Park. This bas relief of Mr. Glover was created by the sculptor of the World War II Memorial on the National Mall.
Glover Park Artist: Ray Kaskey, Hall Place NW
Erected 2009 by Cultural Tourism DC.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Parks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the DC, Art on Call series list.
Location. 38° 55.36′ N, 77° 4.395′ W. Marker is in Glover Park in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is at the intersection of 37th Street Northwest and Calvert Street Northwest on 37th Street Northwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2450 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest, Washington DC 20007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 Herbert R. Morgan (within shouting distance of this marker); Dischord Records (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mapping Art On Call (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tunlaw Road (approx. 0.2 miles away); Russian Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas (approx. 0.3 miles away); The National War Memorial Shrine of the Russian Orthodox Church of America (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Vladimir Millennial Bell Tower (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dedication to the Dedicated (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glover Park.
Regarding Charles Carroll Glover. Note the sculptor's mark, RJK (Raymond Kaskey), on the lower left of the bas-relief.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 104 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 27, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.