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Ridout House Garden 1953

Former owner:
Ridout, John
Ridout, William Govane Doctor
Landscape architect:
Greely, Rose 1887-1969
Physical description:
1 folder+ 3 35 mm. slides. (photographs) and 2 photonegatives
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Maryland, Anne Arundel County, Annapolis
Maryland
Annapolis
Ridout House (Annapolis, Md.)
Date:
1953
1953-1953
Notes:
"The Ridout House was built in 1763 by John Ridout. He came to Maryland as Provincial Secretary to Governor Horatio Sharpe. John Ridout married in May 1765 to the daughter of Samuel Ogle. The house is two stories and has one of the oldest surviving gardens in Annapolis. The house still has some of its original terracing and old plantings."
Persons associated with the property include: Dr. William Govane Ridout (former owner); John Ridout (former owner in 1753); redesigned by Rose Greely in 1953 (landscape architect).
Publications:
Garden has been featured in Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland. Maryland gardens and houses. Baltimore, The Barton-Gillet Company, c1930
Garden has been featured in Garden Club of America. Gardens of colony and state; gardens and gardeners of the American colonies and of the the republic before 1840. New York: Pub. for the Garden Club of America by C. Scribner's Sons, 1931-34
Garden has been featured in Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland. Some gardens and mansions of Maryland, a descriptive guide book. Baltimore: The Barton-Gillet Company, c1930
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
MD153000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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