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Old Loughborough 2005-2006

Landscape architect:
Kiley, Dan (Dan Urban)
Evans, Matthew
Landscape designer:
Kehoe, Kathy
Provenance:
Garden Club of Chevy Chase
Physical description:
1 folder+ 10 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, Maryland, Montgomery County, Bethesda
Maryland
Bethesda
Old Loughborough (Bethesda, Maryland)
Date:
2005
2005-2006
Notes:
The original estate consisted of 800 acres and stretched from the District of Columbia into Montgomery County, Maryland. Lucille Ezekiel and Dan Kiley created the basic layout of the gardens. Today, there is a driveway approaching the historic home from the northeast. The current owners added a pond to the rear of the house and walkways in 2005.
Persons associated with the garden and property include: Nathan Loughborough (former owner, 1806-1847); Loughborough family (former owners, 1847-1925); Albert Walker (former owner, 1925-1933); Mordecai and Lucille Ezekiel (former owners, 1933-1983); Dan Kiley (designer, 1939-1944); Matthew Evans (landscape architect, 1986-1990); Kathy Kehoe (designer, 1995-2000); Syd Porterfield (designer, 2000-present); and Richard Keugle (designer of pond, 2005).
Summary:
The folder includes a work sheet, history of property up to 1961, copies of articles, tree list (1984), and site plans.
Topic:
Vegetable gardening
Formal gardens
Cutting gardens
Gardens
Woodland gardens
Local number:
MD216000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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