Dumbarton Oaks Historical

Dumbarton Oaks Historical (HM1WVZ)

Location: Washington, DC 20007
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 54.806', W 77° 3.8'

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In 1702 The Rock of Dumbarton was granted by Queen Anne to Colonel Ninian Beall — In 1717 Colonel George Beall - his son - added to his lands - In 1780 Thomas Beall - his son - sold the property to William Dorsey and in 1801 William Hammond Dorsey built this house in 1805 - He sold it to Robert Beverly who named it Acrolophos House - In 1822 he bequeathed it to James Bradshaw Beverley. James Edward Calhoun bought the property in 1823
In 1820 Brook Mackall Purchased the land and sold it in 1846 to Edward Magruder Linthicum - He enlarged the house and garden - changed the name to Monterey and bequeathed it in 1869 to Edward Linthicum Dent - In 1891 Henry Fitch Blount bought the property and named it the Oaks - His widow sold it to Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss who remodelled the house - added to the grounds - enlarged the gardens and rechristened the whole Dumbarton Oaks in 1920.

The Dumbarton Oaks
Research Library and Collection
And its gardens
were conveyed to
Harvard University
In 1940 by
Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss
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Date Added Monday, February 13th, 2017 at 1:02pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 321106 N 4309194
Decimal Degrees38.91343333, -77.06333333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 54.806', W 77° 3.8'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 54' 48.36" N, 77° 3' 48" W
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Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3121-3177 R St NW, Washington DC 20007, US
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