1310 N. Oak St.) has highly distinctive bricks. The Ode Street Tribune's investigative journalist speculates that these bricks are from a historic structure that used to stand on this site. From 1935 to 1942, just across the street at the present site of Prospect House was the General George S. Patton estate. At some point Hershel W. Williams, a Marine who won the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions at Iwo Jima, may have had one or more meals in a brick structure where the Whispering Oaks now stands. Preserving bricks from that building would help to commemorate Rosslyn's heroic history.
Next time you're out for a stroll in Rosslyn, take a look at those bricks.