LOCAL MATTERS: Improvements at "Clifton Park"


LOCAL MATTERS: Improvements at "Clifton Park"
An article in the Baltimore Sun describes recent improvements made to the "country residence of Johns Hopkins, Esq." There is discussion of enlarging and remodeling the mansion, extending the grounds, and there are descriptions of specific materials and alterations made. There are several references to spaces for servants. Additionally, there are descriptions of the ornate decorations, magnificent views, and elaborate gardens. Messrs Niernsee and Neilson are mentioned as architects and Mr. William Waddel, a horticulturist is listed as the manager of the park and grounds.
February 5, 1852
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The Baltimore Sun