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  • Ridout House (Annapolis, Md.)
    Ridout House Garden 1953
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    Ridout House Garden 1953
    Forms part of: 
    Garden Club of America Collection,
    Phy. Description: 
    1 folder+ 3 35 mm. slides. (photographs) and 2 photonegatives.
    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.
    General Note: 
    "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).
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    Gardens -- Maryland -- Annapolis
    Subject - Geographical: 
    Ridout House (Annapolis, Md.)
    United States of America Maryland Anne Arundel County Annapolis
    Repository Loc: 
    Smithsonian Gardens, PO Box 37012, Capital Gallery, Suite 3300, MRC 506, Washington, DC 20013-7012
    Local Number: 
    Ridout, John former owner.
    Ridout, William Govane, Doctor former owner.
    Greely, Rose, 1887-1969 landscape architect.
    Item Information
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    Archives of American GardensMD153000Add Copy to MyList

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