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Park Wars: Theodore Roosevelt Island v. Brookside Gardens

Park Wars: Theodore Roosevelt Island v. Brookside Gardens

It’s day four of Park Wars. You know how this works. Today, we’ll pick the best park for daydreaming.

Theodore Roosevelt Island v. Brookside Gardens

Brookside Gardens

Amble through acres of roses, lilies, perennials, shrubs, and vines. 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton


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Theodore Roosevelt Island

A sanctuary in the Potomac with a statue of Teddy. Entrance off northbound George Washington Memorial Parkway.


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