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

Stone Lion

 
 
Stone Lion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 29, 2021
1. Stone Lion Marker
Inscription.  This Stone Lion dated 1700 was on the terrace of Old Somerset House in London, England, which was originally built in 1700 and torn down in 1909.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Arts, Letters, Music. A significant historical year for this entry is 1700.
 
Location. 38° 56.608′ N, 77° 3.157′ 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 right when traveling north. 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. Lunar Lawn (here, next to this marker); French Parterre (a few steps from this marker); Japanese-style Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); The Plaque on the Reverse Side / Lake Merriweather (within shouting distance of this marker); Dog Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); Rose Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Dacha (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Forest Hills.
 
The Stone Lion image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 29, 2021
2. The Stone Lion
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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 52 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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