Chevy Chase Circle

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Chevy Chase Circle
Francis Griffith Newlands Memorial Fountain.jpg
The Francis Griffith Newlands Memorial Fountain at the center of Chevy Chase Circle
Washington, DC and Chevy Chase, MD
Roads at
MD 185
Connecticut Avenue NW
Western Avenue
Chevy Chase Parkway NW
Magnolia Parkway
Various other local roads
TypeTraffic circle
Maintained byDDOT, MDSHA

Chevy Chase Circle is a traffic circle straddling the border of Chevy Chase, Washington, D.C. and Chevy Chase, Maryland. The circle sits upon the convergence of Western Avenue, Grafton Street, Magnolia Parkway, Chevy Chase Parkway NW, and Connecticut Avenue (signed as Maryland Route 185 in Maryland). In the center of the circle is a fountain dedicated to Representative and Senator Francis Griffith Newlands of Nevada.[1][2]

A Garden Club of America Entrance Marker. The stone pylon was made in 1933 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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  1. ^ "Chevy Chase Circle" (PDF). Town of Chevy Chase. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 April 2011. Retrieved 12 February 2013.
  2. ^ Sisson, Edward Hawkins (26 February 2009). "Chevy Chase Circle Fountain: A Call To Rededicate a Memorial to Racism". Retrieved 12 February 2013.

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Coordinates: 38°58′3.40″N 77°4′37.74″W / 38.9676111°N 77.0771500°W / 38.9676111; -77.0771500