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PLACES

Name of Notable Genus AsNotedIn Address Proximity
Name Genus AsNotedIn Address Proximity
Georgetown University
3700 O St NW 37th St NW
Laird-Dunlop House
  • Sight
3014 N St NW Coach house: 1248 30th St NW
Francis Scott Key Park
  • Lost
  • Sight
M St NW 34th ST NW
Dumbarton Oaks Park and Montrose Park
  • Sight
  • NRHP
R St NW
Old Stone House
  • Sight
  • NRHP
3051 M St NW
Newton D Baker House
  • Sight
  • NRHP
  • US NHL
3017 N St, NW
Bank of Columbia, Washington
  • Sight
3210 M St NW Wisconsin Ave
Christ Church (Georgetown, DC)
  • Sight
  • NRHP
3116 O St NW
Customhouse and Post Office
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  • NRHP
1221 31st St, NW
Volta Laboratory and Bureau
  • Sight
  • NRHP
  • US NHL
1537 35th St, NW and Carriage House behind 1527 35th St, NW Volta Pl NW
Tudor Place
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  • NRHP
  • US NHL
1644 31st St, NW
Georgetown Market
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  • NRHP
3276 M St, NW Between East and West Market Streets
Georgetown Historic District
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  • NRHP
  • US NHL
Roughly bounded by Whitehaven St, Rock Creek Park, Potomac River, and Georgetown University campus
Dumbarton Bridge
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  • NRHP
Q St over Rock Creek Park, NW
Dumbarton House
  • Activity
  • Sight
  • Visit
  • NRHP
2715 Q St, NW
Georgetown Academy for Young Ladies
  • Sight
  • NRHP
1524 35th St NW Volta Pl NW
City Tavern
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  • NRHP
3206 M St, NW
Francis Scott Key Bridge
  • Sight
  • NRHP
Francis Scott Key Bridge (US 29) Spans Potomac River
Georgetown Branch of the DC Public Library
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3260 R St NW Wisconsin Ave NW
Oak Hill Cemetery (Washington, DC)
30th and R Streets NW
Dumbarton Oaks
  • Sight
32nd St NW R St NW
Child House
  • Sight
2706 Olive St NW 27th St NW
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, Georgetown
  • NPS U
Canal Rd NW Clara Barton Pkwy
Peter-Auchincloss Residence
  • Sight
3044 O St NW 31st St NW
Henry Pringle House, Georgetown
  • Sight
3319 N St NW 33rd St NW

Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1751/00/00 The legislature of the Province of Maryland authorizes the purchase of 60 acres (240,000 m2) of land from Gordon and George Beall at the price of 280. A survey of the town was completed in February 1752.
1809/03/11 Thomas Jefferson Life Thomas Jefferson pays the ferryman $1 to take him and his carriage across the Potomac River at Georgetown and headed south toward retirement.
1862/12/13 Louisa May Alcott Vocation Louisa Alcott becomes a Union nurse at Georgetown's Union Hotel Hospital, Washington, DC (lost). Dorothea Dix assigns her to Matron Hannah Ropes who will die of typhoid fever. Alcott calls it the Hurly Burly Hotel. My Red Cap (Short Story)
1862/12/13 Dorothea Lynde Dix Vocation Louisa Alcott becomes a Union nurse at Georgetown's Union Hotel Hospital, Washington, DC (lost). Dorothea Dix assigns her to Matron Hannah Ropes who will die of typhoid fever. Alcott calls it the Hurly Burly Hotel. My Red Cap (Short Story)
1953/00/00 John F Kennedy Groom Jack Kennedy (possibly) proposes to Jackie Bouvier at table 3 in Martin' Tavern in Georgetown. Marriage of Jacqueline Bouvier and John F Kennedy
1953/00/00 Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Bride Jack Kennedy (possibly) proposes to Jackie Bouvier at table 3 in Martin' Tavern in Georgetown. Marriage of Jacqueline Bouvier and John F Kennedy

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Particulars for Georgetown:
Locale Type Neighborhood



Creative Works »

WorkTypeAsNotedInCreatorNote
The Exorcist Film William Friedkin Exteriors of the MacNeil house and stairs were filmed at 36th and Prospect in Washington. A wing and a mansard roof were temporarily added by the film makers.

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