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Wheaton Woods is a neighborhood in Aspen Hill. It is characterized by [[:Category:Homes, Single Family Detached Residential|Single Family Detached Residential houses]] generally built in the early-to-mid 1950s.  
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Wheaton Woods is a neighborhood in [[Aspen Hill, Maryland]].
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It is also the legal name of the [[:Category:Subdivision, Wheaton Woods|Wheaton Woods subdivision]]. The subdivision is significantly larger than the neighborhood.  
  
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
  
Wheaton Woods generally describes most of Aspen Hill that was built before 1959. It is generally centered along the north-south axis of [[Parkland Drive]].
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Wheaton Woods, as a neighborhood, generally describes most of Aspen Hill that was built before 1959.  
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It is characterized by [[:Category:Homes, Single Family Detached Residential|Single Family Detached Residential houses]] generally built in the early 1950s through the late 1950s.
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The Wheaton Woods neighborhood comprises parts (or the entirety) of several subdivisions. As well as part of the Wheaton Woods subdivision and part of the [[:Category:Subdivision, Brookhaven|Brookhaven]] and part of the [[:Category:Subdivision, Stoney Brook|Stoneybrook Estates]] subdivision, Wheaton Woods comprises the entirety of the [[:Category:Subdivision, Robindale|Robindale]] and [[:Category:Subdivision, Royal View|Royal View]] subdivisions.
  
 
==Location==
 
==Location==
  
Wheaton Woods lies west of [[Matthew Henson State Park]] and [[Turkey Branch Parkway]], east of [[Magellan Avenue]], south  of [[Aspen Hill Road]], and north of [[Veirs Mill Road]].
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The Wheaton Woods neighborhood lies west of [[Matthew Henson State Park]] and [[Turkey Branch Parkway]], east of [[Magellan Avenue]], south  of [[Aspen Hill Road]], and north of [[Veirs Mill Road]].
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It may be thought of as having a center at the intersection of [[Parkland Drive]] and [[Independence Street]].
  
 
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==Roads==
 
==Roads==
  
Wheaton Woods is bisected by the north-south route of [[Parkland Drive]]. The only route in or out to the east is [[Independence Street]]. Many smaller streets exit onto [[Aspen Hill Road]], which is one of the major boundaries of this neighborhood.
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Wheaton Woods is bisected by the north-south route of Parkland Drive. The only route in or out to the east is Independence Street. Many smaller streets exit northward or westward onto the western curves of [[Aspen Hill Road]], which is one of the major boundaries of this neighborhood.
  
 
==History==
 
==History==
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Please see the article on the [[:Category:Subdivision, Wheaton Woods|Wheaton Woods subdivision]]. That article has more detail and has links to plat maps from the time of subdivision.
  
 
Most of the houses in the southern part of Wheaton Woods were built in the early 1950s; many of the homes near the southern end of Parkland Drive show build dates of 1952.
 
Most of the houses in the southern part of Wheaton Woods were built in the early 1950s; many of the homes near the southern end of Parkland Drive show build dates of 1952.
  
On February 18, 1904, one John W Lucas purchased "a part of Hermitage" which is now the site of the St Judes Catholic School, from trustees. In 1924, that land passed to one Marcella Hogan and her husband, and on June 20th, 1935 to one Louise E Goebel. Somehow the property came into the hands of one D. E. Powell and was conveyed to June 24, 1953, to one William Robinowitz (liber 1813, folio 226).
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==Amenities==
  
On April 7, 1932, one Loretta Lynch ("unmarried") received title to lots 10-15 in block 4 of "Rosedale Park" (plat book 1, folio 92). This included much of the lands that lay east of Parkland Drive along the Turkey Branch.
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===Parks===
  
On July 18, 1938, one Christian G. Hurlebaus died intestate. He had previously bought a parcel of land described as lying within the tract of  "[[Bradford's Rest]]" on June 5, 1905 as mentioned in liber 182 folio 246, that parcel having first been in the hands of William G and Georgia C Eimer. Also mentioned are a February 6, 1866 transfer from one John H Sartholf to John Cassell and others. Additionally, other land (liber 382, folio 124)had been acquired from Carl C and Freida R Braun on August 12, 1925. On May 2, 1941, ownership of these parcels (49.39 and 25.96 acres, respectively) was transferred to Clarence W and Gretchen L Bauer. This included land that is now the site of the [[Aspen Hill Public Library|Aspen Hill Library]].
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====Wheaton Woods Local Park====
  
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[[Wheaton Woods Local Park]] is located near the center of the neighborhood.
  
Examination of [http://www.aspenhillnet.net/images/neighborhood/plats/wheaton-woods/ Plat maps] obtained from the Maryland State Archives turns up the following names that figured in the early history and development of Wheaton Woods (and often in many other development histories):
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====Matthew Henson State Park and Hiker-Biker Trail====
 
 
Louise E. Goebel (Hermitage, liber 594, folio 271, Evanston Street & points west), Elias Gelman, Estelle S Gelman, Melvin Gelman, Louis Denit (liber 1406 folio 16), C. H. Conger (Hermitage, PBR 334, folio 445, lands at and east ot Turkey Branch), Nathan Goodman (including liber 1058, folio 84m see [[:Category:Neighborhood, Aspen Hill Park|Aspen Hill Park history]]), William & Stella Robinowitz (Robindale), Floyd J & Betty R Collins & William A & Virginia R Koier (Frankfort Court).
 
 
 
The following corporations were involved in the development of Wheaton Woods:
 
 
 
Woodlawn Land Company, Inc (of Washington, DC, Elias Gelman, President, Melvin Gelman, Secretary, Vivian E Matey, Asst Scty), Capital Mortgage Corporation (of Illinois, Robert Kramer, President, Walter Kilikowski, Scty), Donley Contruction Co., Inc (of Maryland, Donald E Gingery, President, Mary R Gingery, Scty), (Aspin Hill Construction Co, Inc. (the Gingery family), William N and Anita B Cafritz (CAF Land Homes, Inc), Southbrook Building Company, Inc (of Maryland, Thor Ringstrom, President, Cathryn V Mitchell, Scty).
 
 
 
==Amenities==
 
 
 
===Parks===
 
  
[[Wheaton Woods Local Park]] is located at the center of the neighborhood.
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The eastern side of the neighborhood is bounded, in part, by the [[Matthew Henson State Park]]. The [[Matthew Henson Hiker-Biker Trail]] has connections from the southern part of the Wheaton Woods neighborhood to points north and east, such as the [[:Category:Neighborhood, Harmony Hills|Harmony Hills neighborhood]], the [[:Category:Neighborhood, Hewitt Avenue|Hewitt Avenue neighborhood]], and communities in and around [http://www.district4mc.org/mediawiki/index.php/Layhill Layhill, Maryland].
  
 
==Articles==
 
==Articles==
  
 
  [[Category:Neighborhood]][[Category:History, Development]]
 
  [[Category:Neighborhood]][[Category:History, Development]]

Latest revision as of 20:07, 11 September 2009

Wheaton Woods is a neighborhood in Aspen Hill, Maryland.

It is also the legal name of the Wheaton Woods subdivision. The subdivision is significantly larger than the neighborhood.

Description

Wheaton Woods, as a neighborhood, generally describes most of Aspen Hill that was built before 1959.

It is characterized by Single Family Detached Residential houses generally built in the early 1950s through the late 1950s.

The Wheaton Woods neighborhood comprises parts (or the entirety) of several subdivisions. As well as part of the Wheaton Woods subdivision and part of the Brookhaven and part of the Stoneybrook Estates subdivision, Wheaton Woods comprises the entirety of the Robindale and Royal View subdivisions.

Location

The Wheaton Woods neighborhood lies west of Matthew Henson State Park and Turkey Branch Parkway, east of Magellan Avenue, south of Aspen Hill Road, and north of Veirs Mill Road.

It may be thought of as having a center at the intersection of Parkland Drive and Independence Street.

Perhaps you would like a map?

Perhaps you would like to see a MAP of the context of land-use and development history?

Roads

Wheaton Woods is bisected by the north-south route of Parkland Drive. The only route in or out to the east is Independence Street. Many smaller streets exit northward or westward onto the western curves of Aspen Hill Road, which is one of the major boundaries of this neighborhood.

History

Please see the article on the Wheaton Woods subdivision. That article has more detail and has links to plat maps from the time of subdivision.

Most of the houses in the southern part of Wheaton Woods were built in the early 1950s; many of the homes near the southern end of Parkland Drive show build dates of 1952.

Amenities

Parks

Wheaton Woods Local Park

Wheaton Woods Local Park is located near the center of the neighborhood.

Matthew Henson State Park and Hiker-Biker Trail

The eastern side of the neighborhood is bounded, in part, by the Matthew Henson State Park. The Matthew Henson Hiker-Biker Trail has connections from the southern part of the Wheaton Woods neighborhood to points north and east, such as the Harmony Hills neighborhood, the Hewitt Avenue neighborhood, and communities in and around Layhill, Maryland.

Articles

Subcategories

This category has the following 4 subcategories, out of 4 total.

Pages in category "Neighborhood, Wheaton Woods"

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