Pierce Springhouse and Barn

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Pierce Springhouse and Barn
Pierce Springhouse and Barn.jpg
Pierce Springhouse and Barn is located in District of Columbia
Pierce Springhouse and Barn
Location Tilden Street and Beach Drive, N.W., Washington, District of Columbia
Coordinates 38°56′24″N 77°3′8″W / 38.94000°N 77.05222°W / 38.94000; -77.05222Coordinates: 38°56′24″N 77°3′8″W / 38.94000°N 77.05222°W / 38.94000; -77.05222
Built 1820
NRHP reference # 73000222[1]
Added to NRHP October 25, 1973

The Pierce Springhouse and Barn, also known as the Art Barn, is an historic barn and springhouse located in Rock Creek Park, at Tilden Street and Beach Drive, Northwest, Washington, D.C.[2]


Pierce springhouse

The springhouse, built in 1801, is located in the median of Tilden Street west of the barn.

Issac Peirce built the barn for his farm complex.

In 1971, the barn was used as an Art Gallery, operated by Associates of Artists Equity.[3]

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ http://focus.nps.gov/pdfhost/docs/NRHP/Text/73000222.pdf
  3. ^ "An Administrative History-Pierce Mill and the Art Barn". National Park Service. Retrieved 8 May 2016.