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Forest Hills in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mansion

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 29, 2021
1. Mansion Marker
Inscription.  The Georgian-style mansion was built for Washington social figures Helen and Henry Parsons Erwin in 1926. In 1955, Marjorie Post purchased the estate, at the time known as Arbremont, and renamed it Hillwood. From 1955 to 1957, Post renovated and expanded the main house.
 
Erected by Hillwood Estate Museum & Gardens.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1926.
 
Location. 38° 56.636′ N, 77° 3.163′ W. Marker is in Forest Hills in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker can be reached from Linnean Avenue Northwest, 0.1 miles south of Upton Street Northwest, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4155 Linnean Ave NW, Washington DC 20008, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Motor Court (here, next to this marker); Visitor Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Cutting Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Lunar Lawn (within shouting distance of this marker); Greenhouse (within shouting
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 29, 2021
2. Mansion Marker
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distance of this marker); Stone Lion (within shouting distance of this marker); Rose Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Chauffeur's House and Garage (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Forest Hills.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 29, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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