House With a History

Newlands Mansion

Episode 102 | 26m 42s

The residence of Francis G. Newlands, was built in 1889. The house has numerous Queen Anne features with wings, bays, porches and a steep gable roof. Because of Newlands' prominence in politics, water and reclamation projects in the West and as the developer of Chevy Chase, Maryland, this property is a National Historic Landmark, the highest designation of national significance.

Aired: 12/01/09

Rating: NR

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