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Washington, DC A visit to Dumbarton House offers guests a unique opportunity to view one of the finest examples of Federal period architecture in the U., along with its impressive furniture and decorative arts collections. Great Places, Places To Go, Dupont Circle, Wedding Venues, Wedding Ideas, Historic Houses, Beautiful Architecture, Family History, Baltimore

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The mission of the Dumbarton House museum, a Federal period historic house museum, is to preserve the historic structure and its collections and to educate the public about life in Washington, D.C., during the early years of the Republic. Emphasis is placed on Joseph Nourse, first Register of the Treasury, and his family, and their occupation of the property from 1804 through 1813.

Dumbarton House is the national headquarters at 2715 Q Street NW Washington, DC It was built in 1703 by Ninian Beall and was later acquired by Joseph Nourse, the first registrar of the US Treasury Best Day Ever, Historical Sites, Ancestry, Family History, Genealogy, Washington Dc, Maryland, American History, Colonial

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Dumbarton House is the national headquarters at 2715 Q Street NW Washington, DC 20007. It was built in 1703 by Ninian Beall and was later acquired by Joseph Nourse, the first registrar of the US Treasury

A highlight of the permanent collection of early American paintings on display at Dumbarton House is a portrait of the children of Benjamin Stoddert, first Secretary of the U.S. Navy. The portrait was painted by Charles Willson Peale in 1791. The background scene depicts Georgetown as an early tobacco port, only 40 years after it was incorporated as a city. American Revolution, Early American, 40 Years, Secretary, Siblings, Silhouettes, Highlight, Colonial, Appreciation

A highlight of the permanent collection of early American paintings on display at Dumbarton House is a portrait of the children of Benjamin Stoddert, first Secretary of the U.S. Navy. The portrait was painted by Charles Willson Peale in 1791. The background scene depicts Georgetown as an early tobacco port, only 40 years after it was incorporated as a city.

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Dumbarton House, A Georgetown Gem

The Heights of Georgetown, along Q Street and above, are filled with the elegant homes of well-to-do Washingtonians. Most are still in priva...

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Dolley Madison was forced to flee from the White House on August 24, 1814 as the British were approaching. She found safety from the burning White House at Belle Vue, now named Dumbarton House.

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Dumbarton House in circa 1915, before it was restored.

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The mission of the Dumbarton House museum, a Federal period historic house museum, is to preserve the historic structure and its collections and to educate the public about life in Washington, D.C., during the early years of the Republic. Emphasis is placed on Joseph Nourse, first Register of the Treasury, and his family, and their occupation of the property from 1804 through 1813.

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Americans love real a good estate speculation and there were some hot ones in the 1790s, particularly within the borders of the new Washington City. Our father George decreed that by 1800 the nation's capital would rise amongst boggy swamps east of Rock Creek, Maryland. Within the borders of the new District of Columbia, drawn in 1791, was the established (since 1751) tobacco port of Georgetown, a considerably more salubrious place than the mosquito-y swamps of future central Washington…

Front Facade of Dumbarton House, located at 2715 Q Street NW, Georgetown Washington, DC Visit our Museum, Tuesday-Sunday Georgetown Washington, Washington Dc, Antebellum Homes, Plantation Homes, May Flowers, Colonial, Facade, Entrance, America

Front Facade of Dumbarton House, located at 2715 Q Street NW, Georgetown Washington, DC 20007-3071. Visit our Museum, Tuesday-Sunday 11am-3pm.

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Front facade of Dumbarton House, located at 2715 Q Street, NW Georgetown Washington, DC Visit our museum, Tuesday-Sunday Georgetown Washington, Washington Dc, Facade, Places To Visit, Mansions, House Styles, 30, Home Decor, Tuesday

Front facade of Dumbarton House, located at 2715 Q Street, NW Georgetown Washington, DC 20007-3071. Visit our museum, Tuesday-Sunday 11am-3pm.