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Glen Echo Park

a story of survival : a photo history of how a fabled Chautauqua and legendary amusement park became a thriving arts colony

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        StatementBethesda Communications Group
        PublishersBethesda Communications Group
        LC Classifications2000
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 84 p. :
        Number of Pages80
        ID Numbers
        ISBN 100615113400

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Washington Railway and Electric's management felt the park had promise and in March of 1911, received clear title to the land and all of it's improvements, establishing a new Glen Echo Park Company and immediately hired Leonard B. So my kid-- now 8! On February 24, 1891, the Baltzley brothers incorporated the National of Glen Echo, the 53rd such assembly, and immediately set to building a stone citadel of culture to complement their real estate and resort enterprises.

"To promote liberal and practical education, especially among the masses of people; to teach the sciences, arts, languages, and literature; to prepare its patrons for their several pursuits and professions in life, and to fit them for the duties which devolve upon them as members of society. Not everything ran smoothly; Glen Echo experienced a drought in 1911, and the Mayor of Glen Echo Parkincorporated seven years prior asked Schloss to close the park on Sundays to conserve water.

Grabbing a brass ring would win the lucky rider a free ride. "Delsarte and Riches: Summer Lectures in Tent and Amphitheater at Glen Echo: Talmage on the Holy Land".

DANCING to live music runs from 3:30 - 6:00 p. Glen Echo Amusement Glen Echo Park History 1921 was the year the old Wm.

Pedestrians may access the park on stairs from Cliffside Dr. That was then, this is now. In April 1969, the 1921 Dentzel carrousel was sold to Jim Wells, of Falls Church, Virginia. By 1974 the arts program had grown to include an Artists in Residence program, with artists receiving studio space in exchange for teaching classes and participating in several festivals each year.

Jordan Bruns, Photoworks, Playgroup in the Park, the Puppet Co. Glen Glen Echo Park Amusement Park History Classes and workshops were offered in a wide variety of arts and crafts including painting, ceramics, dancing, graphics, textiles, acting and sculpting.

Failure [ ] By the spring of 1892 the various Baltzley enterprises were gravely in debt. Sand boxes, filled with adventure! Fowler, Stan May 26, 2013. Two months later, the NPS took over administration of the park.