Thomas Law House, Washington DC

A 1796 mansion commissioned by speculators betting on a neighborhood development that never occurred.

A 1796 mansion commissioned by speculators betting on a neighborhood development that never occurred. The building is named after its first resident, who was married to Elizabeth Custis, granddaughter of one Martha Washington.
















About Thomas Law House

 1252 6th St SW, Washington, DC 20024


Thomas Law House and Nearby Sights on Map

Titanic Memorial

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St Dominic's Church

St Dominic's, built in 1875, served as the center of the European Catholic community just west, and its working belltower remains one of the area's principal landmarks

Friendship Baptist Church

This attractively painted Romanesque church has been the center of the southwest's African American community from its construction in 1886 until the urban renewal project

National Air and Space Museum

Part of the Smithsonian Institution, the National Air and Space Museum houses the largest collection of historic aircraft and spacecraft in the world and is one of the most visited museums in the world

Voice of America

The Voice of America is an international multimedia news broadcast facility operating around the clock, famous around the world, especially for broadcasts conducted throughout Nazi-occupied Europe and later the former Soviet Union during the Cold War

Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden

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National Gallery of Art

The staggering depth and breadth of the world-class collections here are a clear testament to U

National Museum of the American Indian

The newest of the Smithsonian museums displays the cultural traditions of the Native peoples of North, Central, and South America

National Mall

Stretching over 2 miles in the east-west direction on the banks of the Potomac River, the National Mall is the most visited national park in the USA

Arts & Industries Building

This beautiful building was the first major museum on the mall, built as the National Museum in 1881 to house the Smithsonian's earliest collections