Chevy Chase in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Woodend Manor House
The Mansion contains 30 rooms, has 10,000 square feet (not including the basement), and has a partial third floor, which is not visible when looking up at the house from the outside. Forty acres of land surround the mansion, although Captain and Mrs. Wells once owned 100 acres, including part of what is now Rock Creek Park. In 1967 following the death of Mrs. Wells, Woodend was donated to the Audubon Naturalist Society, which was founded in 1897. Today, these grounds have numerous paths running through them, and are home to more than twenty-nine different species of birds. As the headquarters of the Audubon Naturalist Society, the manor house provides space
Erected by Boy Scout Troop 461.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 39° 0.199′ N, 77° 4.04′ W. Marker was in Chevy Chase, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker was on Jones Mill Rd, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located in the Woodend Sanctuary. Marker was at or near this postal address: 8940 Jones Mill Rd, Chevy Chase MD 20815, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Woodend (a few steps from this marker); Clean Drinking Manor (approx. 0.3 miles away); Daniel Carroll of Rock Creek (approx. 1.2 miles away); Walter Reed Monument (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Walter Reed Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); "All are Welcome to the Healing Plaza" (approx. 1.4 miles Original Federal Boundary Stone NW 9 (approx. 1.4 miles away); National Naval Medical Center (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chevy Chase.
Also see . . . Woodend Sanctuary - Audubon Naturalist Society. (Submitted on January 26, 2012, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 25, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 403 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on December 2, 2012, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos: 1. submitted on January 25, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. 2. submitted on December 2, 2012, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 25, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.