Free Landmark Lecture: Oak Hill Cemetery

September 1, 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 […]

Exterior Tour of Dumbarton House

August 26, 2021

Come learn about how Dumbarton House and its surrounding landscape have changed over the past two-hundred years since its construction in 1799. Explore the site and imagine what it might […]

Tudor Nights: Sanitary Solutions – Hygiene in the Peter Household


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, […]

Growing Gardeners

August 5, 2021

By learning about seasonality, the labor of planting seeds, and how gardens were depicted in the Federal period, Girl Scouts and children from the general public will appreciate where their […]

Homeschool History Days: School and Fun


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: Art at Dumbarton


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: Love Letter


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 […]

Exterior Tour of Dumbarton House

May 28, 2021

Come learn about how Dumbarton House and its surrounding landscape have changed over the past two-hundred years since it’s construction in 1799. Explore the site and imagine what it might […]

Profs & Pints: The Hunt for Lost Nazi Uranium

June 18, 2019

Profs and Pints presents: “The Hunt for Lost Nazi Uranium,” with Timothy Koeth, associate professor, and Miriam Hiebert, postdoctoral researcher in Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Maryland. […]

Profs & Pints: The Worst President Ever?


Profs and Pints presents: “The Worst President Ever?” with Michael Ross, professor of history at the University of Maryland at College Park. As talk of impeachment stirs in Washington, it’s […]