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Jesup Blair Mansion

  • Also Known As: Moorings

  • Address: Jesup Blair Dr
  • Vicinity: Georgia Ave and Blair Rd, Jesup Blair Park
  • Type: Building
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

Jesup Blair Mansion is a two-story, four-bedroom, Italianate-style house in Silver Spring, Maryland, built by publisher and Silver Spring's founder, Francis Preston Blair, for his son, James. - AsNotedIn


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1850/00/00 James L Blair Home Italianate-style Jesup Blair Mansion is built by Francis Preston Blair, for his son, James.
1850/00/00 Francis Preston Blair Benefactor Italianate-style Jesup Blair Mansion is built by Francis Preston Blair, for his son, James.
1854/00/00 Montgomery Blair Home Construction begins on Montgomery Blair's his summer estate "Falkland" on a pine tree-covered hill about a quarter mile from his father's house, present-day intersection of Colesville Rd and East-West Hwy.
1864/07/11 Jubal Early Confederate Lt General Attacking Confederate troops under the leadership of General Jubal Early camp at Silver Spring, Maryland and near today's Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Battle of Fort Stevens
1864/07/12 Falkland is burned to the ground by retreating Confederate troops or the camp followers, civilian vandals, looters and pillagers who followed. Battle of Fort Stevens

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