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Anderson House
2118 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington DC  20008
Phone 
202 785-2040
Web Site  *****
Description  current home of the Society of Cincinnati (descendants of Revolutionary War officers), house was used as a retreat by mid-19th century presidents; 42000 volume library, Asian Arts collection
Type of Resource  House Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
Research /Reading  Library

Decatur House
748 Jackson Place
Washington DC  20006
Phone 
202 842-0920
Alt Phone  fax 202 842-0030
Web Site  www.nthp.org
Alt Web  www.decaturhouse.org
Description  Built by financier Benjamin Latrobe, house Stephen Decatur, Henry Clay, Martin van Buren among others
Type of Resource  House Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Owner/Operator:  National Trust

Decatur House Museum
1600 H Street NW
Washington DC  20006
Phone 
202 842-1856
Web Site http://decaturhouse.org/
Description
Type of Resource 
House Museum
Primary Focus  Famous People

Dumbarton House
Colonial Dames of America Headquarters
2715 Q Street NW
Washington DC  20007
Phone 
202 337-2288
Web Site  http://www.dumbartonhouse.org/index.htm
E-mail  mailto:info@dumbartonhouse.org
Description  home of the first registrar of the US Treasury, HQ of the Colonial Dames holds antique furnishings, documents from early presidents
Type of Resource  House Museum
Era  1800

Frederick Douglass NHS
1411 West Street SE
Washington DC  20020
Phone 
202 426-5960
Alt Phone  202 426-5961
Web Site www.nps.gov/frdo/fria/home.html
Description  Douglass's home Cedar Hill, filled with personal items, film
Type of Resource  House Museum
Primary Focus  Famous People
Group Identity African American

Hillwood Museum and Gardens
4155 Linnean Avenue NW
Washington DC  20008
Phone 
202 686-8500
Web Site  www.hillwoodmuseum.org
Description  home of Marjorie Merriweather Post, Faberge jewelry & eggs, Russian Imperial decorative art, French furniture
Type of Resource  House Museum
Primary Focus Garden
Collection A-F Decorative Art
Collection N-Z Porcelain

District of Columbia
Washington DC
Kreeger Museum
2401 Foxhall Road NW
Washington DC  20007
Phone 
202 337-3050
Web Site  www.kreegermuseum.org
Description 19th and 20th century art in house designed by Philip Johnson
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus  Arts
Field of Study/Science Facility  Architecture
Collection N-Z  Paintings

Mary McLeod Bethune Council House NHS
1318 Vermont Avenue NW
Washington DC  20005
Phone 
202 673-2402
Web Site  www.nps.gov/mamc/
Description  museum of influential black women and separate National Archives for Black Women's History
Type of Resource  House Museum
Primary Focus  Famous People
Group Identity  African American

Octagon
1799 New York Avenue NW
Washington DC 20006
Phone 
202 638-3221
Alt Phone  202 638-3105
Web Site  www.amerarchfoundation.com
Description  temporary home of the Madisons after the White house was burned in the War of 1812
Type of Resource  House Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
Era  19th

Old Stone House
3051M Street NW
Washington DC  20007
Phone 
202 426-6851
Web Site  www.nps.gov/rocr/oldstonehouse/
Description
Type of Resource 
House Museum

Society of the Cincinnati at Anderson House
2118 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington DC  20008
Phone 
202 785-2040
Web Site ******
Alt Web  http://eg.washingtonpost.com/profile/796855/?&fid=3&context=museums
Description  built as privates, mansion, now holds headquarters of society founded by George Washington' s Revolutionary War officers
Type of Resource House Museum
Nature of Group or Site  Association
Era  1905

Tudor Place
1644 31st Street NW
Washington DC 20007
Phone 
202 965-0400
Web Site www.tudorplace.org/
Description
Type of Resource 
House Museum
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