Author: Ward Just
Main Themes:Excerpt: Echo House has been the Behl family's lavish mansion since the last year of the first Wilson Administration. Even then it was a historic landmark, set on two acres laid out by an associate of Frederick Law Olmsted, the oldest great house overlooking Rock Creek Park, its library the site of a meeting between President Lincoln and General McClellan -- the ideal stage for a successful career in the capital.
Excerpt Page Number: 75
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