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Ammendale Normal Institute, 6101 Ammendale Road, Beltsville, Prince George's County, MD



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Location
6101 Ammendale Road, Beltsville, MD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MD-974
Building/structure dates: 1880 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1888 subsequent work
Significance: Ammendale is an excellent example of institutional and/or ecclesiastical architecture executed in Victorian-era eclectic. It was used as a Catholic novitiate and school, operated by the Christian Brothers, since its completion in 1880 when they moved from Calvert Hall in Baltimore to this rural site.

Subjects
Building Deterioration
Agriculture
U-plan Buildings


Related Names
Christian Brothers
Ammen, Adm. Daniel
McCusker
Boucher, Jack E., Photographer
Lavoie, Catherine C., Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW OF SOUTHEAST (FRONT) ELEVATION
2. GENERAL VIEW OF SOUTHEAST (FRONT) ELEVATION, WITH SCALE (LOWER LEFT)
3. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF SOUTHEAST (FRONT) LOOKING NORTH
4. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF CENTRAL PORTION OF SOUTHEAST (FRONT) LOOKING NORTH
5. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF TOP PORTION OF CENTRAL TOWER LOOKING NORTH
6. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF NORTHWEST (REAR) LOOKING EAST
7. PERSPECTIVE VIEW OF NORTHWEST (REAR) CHAPEL WING LOOKING EAST
8. DETAIL OF MOLDED BRICK WALL ALONG STAIRWAY AT SOUTHEAST (FRONT)


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