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Decatur House, Washington DC

Decatur House - Washington DC, District of Columbia
Decatur House
748 Jackson Place North West, Washington, DC 20006Map
+1 202 842 0920
Neighborhood: Downtown
Overview

Located across from the White House, Decatur House is the oldest house on Lafayette Square. It was designed by Benjamin Henry Latrobe in 1819. The first owner, Stephen Decatur, was killed in a duel. A number of distinguished Washington families resided in the house afterwards, each one adding Victorian renovations and furnishings to this fine Federal-style mansion. 

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Decatur House General Information
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Educational
  • Nearest Train: Farragut North or Farragut West
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