Tudor Place

Tudor Place is a historic home in Georgetown that was built by Martha Washington’s granddaughter and her husband in 1816. What sets it apart from other historic houses is that it remained in the same family for six generations. It appears as it did when the last generation lived there from the 1920s to the 1983.

The family preserved many of Tudor Place’s historic features and adapted them for modern use, such as the light in the room below, which has been wired for electricity.

The closet in this bedroom contains vintage dresses (possibly 1950s), but unfortunately, it was too dark to photograph them.

Due to the Washington connection, there are paintings of George Washington and objects from Mount Vernon in the house (not this tea set, as far as I know). The Marquis de Lafayette once visited, and gifted the family with a portrait of himself that still hangs in the room where the family first placed it.

 

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