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National Park Seminary, Dutch Windmill, 2750 Dewitt Circle, Silver Spring, Montgomery County, MD

National Park Seminary, Dutch Windmill, 2750 Dewitt Circle, Silver Spring, Montgomery County, MD

 
 
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Significance: The Windmill is one of eight whimsical clubhouses constructed during Cassedy's early building campaign. It is an important component of NPS' eclectic campus plan that was designed to introduce a variety of architectural styles in a recreational, garden-like setting. It was the first of the exotic-type structures to be built on the campus. It resembles a whimsical garden folly instead of a dwelling house like some of the other clubhouses. The Dutch windmill is an unusual folly design.
Survey number: HABS MD-1109-M
Building/structure dates: 1899 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1927 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: after. 1940- before. 1950 Subsequent Work

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Kappa Delta Phi sorority
Price, Virginia B, transmitter
Ott, Cynthia, historian
Boucher, Jack E, photographer
Price, Virginia B, transmitter
Lavoie, Catherine C, project manager
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Silver Spring (Md.)39.01202, -77.05652
Google Map of 39.0120168, -77.05652119999999
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