General Federation of Women's Clubs Headquarters

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General Federation of Women's Clubs Headquarters
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General Federation of Women's Clubs Headquarters is located in Washington, D.C.
General Federation of Women's Clubs Headquarters
Location 1734 N St., NW, Washington, D.C.
Coordinates 38°54′25″N 77°2′25″W / 38.90694°N 77.04028°W / 38.90694; -77.04028Coordinates: 38°54′25″N 77°2′25″W / 38.90694°N 77.04028°W / 38.90694; -77.04028
Architectural style Renaissance
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 91002057
Significant dates
Added to NRHP December 4, 1991[1]
Designated NHL December 4, 1991[2]

General Federation of Women's Clubs Headquarters, also known as Miles Mansion, is a social clubhouse headquarters in Washington, D.C..

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1991.[2][3]

Tours of the headquarters provide information about the activities of the General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC) and several historic rooms, including the 1734 entryway, the Julia Ward Howe Drawing Room, the dining room, music room and the GFWC International President’s office. The headquarters also features changing exhibits of art, photographs and artifacts from its collections. Tours must be arranged in advance.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b "General Federation of Women's Club Headquarters". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-05-08. 
  3. ^ Page Putnam Miller and Jill S. Topolski (June 6, 1991). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: General Federation of Women's Clubs Headquarters PDF (32 KB)". National Park Service.  and Accompanying photos, exterior, from 1989 PDF (32 KB)

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