Children's Country Home

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Children's Country Home
Children's Country Home DC.jpg
Children's Country Home is located in District of Columbia
Children's Country Home
Location 1731 Bunker Hill Road, NE
Washington, D.C.
United States
Coordinates 38°56′29″N 76°58′39″W / 38.94139°N 76.97750°W / 38.94139; -76.97750Coordinates: 38°56′29″N 76°58′39″W / 38.94139°N 76.97750°W / 38.94139; -76.97750
Built 1866
Architect Wyeth and Sullivan
Architectural style Norman cottage-style
NRHP Reference # 03001254 [1]
Added to NRHP December 9, 2003

The Children's Country Home, also known as the Hospital for Sick Children, is a historic building, located at 1731 Bunker Hill Road, Northeast, Washington, D.C., in the Brookland neighborhood.


Originally founded as a summer camp, for sick children, the Norman cottage building was built in 1929 to 1930. It was designed by Nathan C. Wyeth, and Francis P. Sullivan. First Lady Lou Henry Hoover laid the cornerstone. There were additions in 1968, and 1991 to 1992.[2]

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