George Hadfield

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Born of English parents in Italy in 1763, Hadfield studied architecture at the Royal Academy in London and served six years under James Wyatt, one of England's great neoclassical architects. Hadfield remained in Washington after leaving the Capitol, designing such notable landmarks as Arlington (the Custis-Lee Mansion) and City Hall. He died in 1826. - Architects of the Capitol

Notable Position Organization From To
Architect, 6 years Office of James Wyatt


Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Architect US Marine Corps Barracks and Commandant's House Washington, DC
1795/00/00 George Hadfield supervises the construction of US Capitol from 1795 to 1798. Supervisor United States Capitol Washington, DC
1803/00/00 Arlington is built for George Washington Parke Custis. Architect Arlington House Arlington National Cemetery
1833/00/00 Van Ness Mausoleum is built for Marcia Burns Van Ness, the wife of John Peter Van Ness, originally on H Street between 9th and 10th St in Washington, on the grounds of the orphan asylum founded by Mrs Van Ness. Architect Van Ness Mausoleum Oak Hill Cemetery (Washington, DC)
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