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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
  • Sight
  • 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
  • Sight
  • NRHP
  • US NHL
1644 31st St, NW
Georgetown Market
  • Sight
  • NRHP
3276 M St, NW Between East and West Market Streets
P Street NW Historic District
  • Sight
  • NRHPc
P St NW Btw Wisconsin Ave and Rock Creek Park
Dumbarton Bridge
  • Sight
  • 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
  • Sight
  • 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
  • Sight
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)
1887/00/00 Lucy Sprigg Madison Dos Passos Home Lucy Madison quits her post at General Land Office, picks up her son James from her mother's and moves to a modest 2-story townhouse at 2816 olive Street in Georgetown. She also has a live-in servant who can help care for her son.
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:
Architectural Style American Colonial Revival
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Business
Architectural Style Federal Style
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Architectural Style Late Victorian
Owner Local
Level of Significance National
Locale Type Neighborhood
Area of Significance Politics-government
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 67000025
Resource Type:
Owner: Private, Local
Architect: Multiple
Architectural Style: Colonial revival, Late victorian, Federal
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark, Additional documentation
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Politics-government, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1750-1799, 1800-1824, 1825-1849
Significant Year: 1751
Historic Function: Domestic, Commerce, Trade
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling, Business
Current Function: Domestic, Commerce, Trade
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling Business

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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