McLean Gardens in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Friendship provided its owners with every luxury imaginable, and some that were surprising. Ned and Evalyn's children enjoyed a menagerie of domestic and exotic animals, including a white llama purchased from the Ringling Bros. Circus that roamed freely around the extensive grounds.
The Estate included a golf course built by Ned McLean. Presidents Harding and Coolidge played golf there, while Mrs. Coolidge enjoyed knitting on the front porch. Among
Erected by Cultural Tourism DC.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Art on Call marker series.
Location. 38° 56.311′ N, 77° 4.48′ W. Marker is in McLean Gardens, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on Wisconsin Avenue Northwest north of Quebec Street Northwest, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3756 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest, Washington DC 20016, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Evalyn Walsh McLean and the Hope Diamond (within shouting distance of this marker); The Highlands (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mary Day and the Washington Ballet 3700 Quebec Street Northwest (about 600 feet away); Flower (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Washington Home Veterans and 9/11 Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Transportation Hub (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rosedale (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McLean Gardens.
Also see . . . McLean Gardens - History. (Submitted on September 17, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 287 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on September 17, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.