Homeschool History Days: Bygone Games

April 20, 2022

Introduce students to our nation’s past! Through hands-on programming at Dumbarton House, homeschool students ages 5-12 are invited to “travel back in time” 220 years and explore the early history […]

Homeschool History Days: Winter Warmth

December 1, 2021

Introduce students to our nation’s past! Through hands-on programming at Dumbarton House, homeschool students ages 5-12 are invited to “travel back in time” 220 years and explore the early history […]

Free Landmark Lecture: Oak Hill Cemetery

October 19, 2021

Oak Hill Cemetery, a 19th-century garden park cemetery founded by William W. Corcoran in 1849, rests on 22 acres of land in the Georgetown section of Washington, DC. Its grounds […]

Tapas with Teachers

September 28, 2021

Calling all teachers in the DMV area! Visit President Lincoln’s Cottage to learn about field trip opportunities and classroom resources from Tudor Place Historic House & Garden, Ford’s Theatre, President […]

Tudor Nights: Sanitary Solutions – Hygiene in the Peter Household

September 9, 2021

Discover how ideas about personal hygiene have evolved through records and artifacts left behind by the Peter family during their 200-year ownership of Tudor Place. Join Tudor Place’s new curator, […]

Weekend Round Up June 6, 2019

June 6, 2019

The 2019 Capital Pride Parade steps off from 21st and P Streets at 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. Also this Saturday: Pride on the Pier at the Wharf and CultureFest DMV at National Harbor.

Chocolate Festival

February 9, 2019

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian holds its annual Chocolate Festival in February. From the blossoms of the cacao tree which grows in Mesoamerica, the Maya culture developed […]

Washington Dollar Days: Tour Tudor Place for a Buck

February 1, 2019

Practice frugality our founding father would approve of: Pay just $1 per person for any regular tour in February, the month of George Washington’s birth. We are DC’s only historic […]

Free Lecture

January 18, 2019

Come sharpen your DC history knowledge with this FREE lecture presented by our Curator, Grant Quertermous. Hear stories surrounding Peter family furniture, silver and household items made by local Georgetown […]

Candlelight Tours

December 4, 2018

Celebrate the season and the Centennial of the end of World War I with a festive evening at Tudor Place. Tour the mansion by “candlelight,” viewing decorations inspired by 1918 […]