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Deer Park, page 3


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inclusive. The cost of the Main Building and its group of service buildings was in excess of one hundred thousand dollars. The building of the East and West Annexes, the cottages, the swimming pool, etc. doubtless doubled this amount.

Many famous people of years ago visited Deer Park. When President Grover Cleveland and Frances Folsom were married in Washington, June 2, 1886, they came at once by special train to Deer Park, although the hotel was not yet open for guests and Manager Walker had just died and no successor had yet been appointed. The couple were assigned the finest cottage available, although today, 69 years later, No. 2 Cottage, now occupied by Edward Madigan, and "A" Cottage, razed some years ago, are both said by eyewitnesses to have been the very cottage occupied by the 49 year old President and his young and beautiful bride. They visited Senator Davis at his home and the latter had his coachman, the late James Nee, take the President to Gus Delaw-




ID:
gctg263

Creator:
Robert Browning Garrett

Notes:
This picture was taken in 1916 in connection with a conference of the Freight and Passenger Department Officials of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad presided over by Daniel E. Willard, President, who is seen on the front steps of the Deer Park Hotel, wearing a derby hat. Picture through the courtesy of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.

Date:
1963

Collection Location:
Ruth Enlow Library, Oakland

Original Size:
22 x 15 cms

Subject:
Maryland, History

Coverage:
Western Maryland, 1750-1963

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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