Chevy Chase in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Placed on the
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of Interior
Location. 39° 0.194′ N, 77° 4.047′ W. Marker is in Chevy Chase, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from Jones Mill Road. Touch for map. On the grounds of the Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary, 8940 Jones Mill Road. Marker is in this post office area: Chevy Chase MD 20815, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Woodend Manor House (was a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing. ); Clean Drinking Manor (approx. 0.3 miles away); Guests at The Forest Inn (approx. ¾ mile away); The Aloha Cottage (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Gymnasium (approx. 0.8 miles away); Ament Hall (approx. 0.8 miles away); The National Park Seminary (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Forest Inn (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chevy Chase.
Regarding Woodend. “The Woodend Manor House was designed in Georgian style by John Russell Pope in 1927, … The house was originally the residence of Chester and Marion Wells, who wanted the house to recreate the atmosphere of English country living in their American home. Captain and Mrs. Wells decided to build the mansion after discarding the idea of rebuilding and enlarging the ruins of the Clean Drinking Manor House. Clean Drinking
Also see . . .
1. The House at Woodend. Mark Walston, Bethesda Magazine, July-August 2010. (Submitted on March 14, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
2. Woodend. (PDF)Wells Estate, Audubon Society Headquarters, National Register Form, MDIHP. (Submitted on March 20, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
3. About Woodend. Audubon Naturalist Society. (Submitted on March 20, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Categories. • Man-Made Features •
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