Dumbarton House

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Dumbarton House
Dumbarton House.jpg
Dumbarton House, viewed from the front in 2006
Dumbarton House is located in Washington, D.C.
Dumbarton House
Location 2715 Q St., NW
Washington, D.C.
Coordinates 38°54′39″N 77°3′22″W / 38.91083°N 77.05611°W / 38.91083; -77.05611Coordinates: 38°54′39″N 77°3′22″W / 38.91083°N 77.05611°W / 38.91083; -77.05611
Area 0.6 acres (0.24 ha)
Built 1800
Architect Samuel Jackson
Architectural style Georgian, Federal, Adamesque
NRHP Reference # 90002148 [1]
Added to NRHP January 28, 1991

Dumbarton House is a Federal style house located in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C.. It was completed around 1800. Its first occupant was Joseph Nourse, the first Register of the Treasury.

The home was purchased by the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in 1928 and opened to the public in 1932.


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 

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