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A stately mansion built in 1815 by the son of the first mayor of Georgetown, and the step-granddaughter of one George Washington.
A stately mansion built in 1815 by the son of the first mayor of Georgetown, and the step-granddaughter of one George Washington. The manor hosts permanent exhibits of 18-19th century American furnishings, as well as a large collections of items owned by George and Martha Washington. The gardens in the back are lovely, and can be accessed separately from the mansion for $3.
1644 31st St NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA
Georgetown is a historic neighborhood on the banks of the Potomac River which is home to the Georgetown University
Most famous for its role in 1944, when world leaders convened here to draw up the United Nations charter
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Designed by George Oakley Totten, Jr
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This quadrangle was the original land purchase upon the founding of the university