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The Aloha cottage was built in 1898...

National Park Seminary

 
 
The Aloha cottage was built in 1898... Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 9, 2017
1. The Aloha cottage was built in 1898... Marker
Inscription.
National Park Seminary was a resort hotel from 1887 to 1893, a school for young women from 1894 to 1942, and a U.S. Army medical facility from 1942 to 2004. It is now a unique residential community.

The Aloha cottage was built in 1898 as a residence for the seminary's founders, John and Vesta Cassedy, and was later enlarged for use as a dormitory. It's name reflects the spirit with which they welcomes students into their home. The distinctive Porch of the Maidens with its row of caryatids, female figures used as columns, was added in the 1920s.
 
Erected by National Park Seminary.
 
Location. 39° 0.648′ N, 77° 3.397′ W. Marker is in Silver Spring, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Cassedy Street and Ament Street on Cassedy Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2747 Cassedy Street, Silver Spring MD 20910, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The classical style of the gymnasium... (here, next to this marker); Guests at The Forest Inn... (within shouting distance of this marker); The massive Ament Hall... (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Seminary students belonged to sororities...
The Aloha cottage was built in 1898... Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 9, 2017
2. The Aloha cottage was built in 1898... Marker
(about 400 feet away); The Forest Inn was built... (about 500 feet away); Hotel guests and seminary students... (about 600 feet away); A panorama of five connected buildings... (about 600 feet away); Daniel Carroll II (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silver Spring.
 
Also see . . .
1. National Park Seminary. (Submitted on November 9, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
2. Welcome to the Seminary at Forest Glen. (Submitted on November 9, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
3. Aloha. (Submitted on November 9, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
 
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The Aloha cottage was built in 1898... Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, November 9, 2017
3. The Aloha cottage was built in 1898... Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 10, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 9, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 9, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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