Glen Echo From Past to Present

Glen Echo From Past to Present (HM1XX)

Location: Glen Echo, MD 22152 Montgomery County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 57.991', W 77° 8.328'

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For more than 100 years this land, now Glen Echo Park, has been dedicated to the people: first in 1891 as a National Chautauqua Assembly, a center where people could participate in the sciences, arts, languages, and literature; second in 1899 as a famous amusement park; and finally in 1971, again as a park emphasizing arts and cultural education for the community.

Now, as a National Park Service cultural and historic site, Glen Echo Park visitors may dance in the historic Spanish Ballroom, ride the 1921 Dentzel carousel, visit an art show in the Chautauqua Tower, take a class in the park's education program, or participate in festivals on summer weekends.
HM NumberHM1XX
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 11:29am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 314701 N 4315236
Decimal Degrees38.96651667, -77.13880000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 57.991', W 77° 8.328'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 57' 59.46" N, 77° 8' 19.68" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1001-1099 Lake Accotink Trail, Glen Echo MD 22152, US
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