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Belleview, 3201 Steed Road, Fort Washington, Prince George's County, MD

Belleview, 3201 Steed Road, Fort Washington, Prince George's County, MD

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Summary

2009 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Entry
Significance: Belleview an excellent example of a small, early plantation house, represents what must have been a common early-settlement house type, which rarely survives today. Early dwellings such as this were later supplanted by a second generation of substantial manor houses financed by the tobacco prosperity of the late-18th and early-19th centuries. Belleview began as a modest ca. 1792 hall-and-parlor-plan house and evolved into a somewhat more sophisticated residence with a number of additions, including the flounder section to the side and the Greek Revival interior detail added ca. 1830. The farmstead has an interesting collection of outbuildings, including a log meathouse and one of the oldest tobacco barns in the county. The farmstead has been in the Lowe-Steed family since it was first settled.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N1435
Survey number: HABS MD-654
Building/structure dates: 1792 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1830 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1960

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Klugh, T, transmitter
Brostrup, John O, photographer
Boucher, Jack, photographer
Lavoie, Catherine C, historian
Capen, Judith, faculty sponsor
Sandusky, Christina D., delineator
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Location

Fort Washington Estates38.76189, -76.95318
Google Map of 38.7618936, -76.9531784
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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