Theodore Roosevelt Island in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Mason Estate
In contrast to the island today, this 1818 map by Robert King portrays the island as one continuous garden rich in native and cultivated plants, flowers, and fruits and divided by an avenue planted with trees. The estate was the summer retreat for the family and friends of John Mason.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1818.
Location. 38° 53.576′ N, 77° 3.727′ W. Marker is in Theodore Roosevelt Island in Washington, District of Columbia. Located along a foot trail in Theodore Roosevelt Island National Memorial. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Natural by Design (here, next to this marker); Mason Mansion (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Urban WildernessNaturalist (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mount Vernon Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away in Virginia); Making the Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Force of Nature (approx. 0.3 miles away in Virginia); American Indian Villages and Captain John Smith (approx. 0.3 miles away in Virginia). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Theodore Roosevelt Island.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,129 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on May 15, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. 2, 3. submitted on June 15, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 4. submitted on April 9, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.