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John Ridout House, 120 Duke of Gloucester Street, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, MD



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Item Title


Location
120 Duke of Gloucester Street, Annapolis, MD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MD-91
Building/structure dates: 1765
Significance: The John Ridout House is a lovely example of eighteenth century Annapolis mansions. Its original owner, John Ridout, was secretary to Maryland Governor Horatio Sharpe, and later a member of the governor's council. Ridout and his wife, Mary Ogle, entertained George Washington in this house.

Subjects
Houses


Related Names
Ridout, John
Ogle, Mary
Pickering, E. H., Photographer
Waterman, Thomas T., Photographer
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer
McKee, Harley J., Historian
Silverman, Eleni, Historian
Pickering, E. H., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
7. Historic American Buildings Survey E. H. Pickering, Photographer June 1936
8. Historic American Buildings Survey Thos. T. Waterman, Photographer March 1940 GENERAL VIEW
9. Historic American Buildings Survey Thos. T. Waterman, Photographer March 1940 DETAIL OF FACADE
10. Historic American Buildings Survey E.H. Pickering, Photographer (COPYRIGHT 1926?) December 1936 REAR ELEVATION (GARDEN)
11. Historic American Buildings Survey Thos. T. Waterman, Photographer March 1940 DETAIL OF DOOR
12. SOUTHWEST ELEVATION
13. SOUTHWEST ELEVATION, DETAIL OF DOORWAY
14. FIRST FLOOR, ENTRANCE HALL AND STAIR
15. FIRST FLOOR, DINING ROOM
16. FIRST FLOOR, LIBRARY, DETAIL OF FIREPLACE
17. SECOND FLOOR, NORTH BEDROOM (COLONEL SHARPE'S ROOM), DETAIL OF FIREPLACE


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