Monthly Archives: August 2013

Oatlands and Washington Post shared owner in 1897

Last week the Washington Post made history by announcing the sale of its flagship newspaper to Jeff Bezos, best known for his founding of Amazon.com.  Here at Oatlands, we have a connection to the Washington Post’s history. The newspaper was … Continue reading

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Give him just a little more time…Oatlands Tortoise nominated #VATop10

“Give me just a little more time,” sings Oatlands’ tortoise sundial. “My column has come loose from my base and I need a little conservation work.” The historic sundial is a favorite picture-taking spot in the garden. It was brought … Continue reading

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