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Café, C.W. Post Center, and Administration

Gardeners' Storage, Garage and Staff Quarters

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 29, 2021
1. Café, C.W. Post Center, and Administration Marker
Inscription.  When Marjorie Post purchased Hillwood in 1955, the buildings at the left and center were the stable and carriage house, with a livestock area in front. Post renovated these structures for use as a storage facility for the gardeners and a garage for her vehicles. She extended the complex on the right to provide living quarters for her staff. Today, thee buildings serve as spaces for the café and museum activities and offices.
 
Erected by Hillwood Estate Museum & Gardens.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsHorticulture & ForestryRoads & VehiclesWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1955.
 
Location. 38° 56.637′ N, 77° 3.101′ 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. Butler's House (within shouting distance of this marker); Dina Merrill Pavilion (within shouting distance
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By Devry Becker Jones, July 29, 2021
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of this marker); Cutting Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Adirondack Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Greenhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Dacha (within shouting distance of this marker); Visitor Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Motor Court (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). 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 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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