Prospect House (Washington, D.C.)
|Location||3508 Prospect Street, N.W.
|Part of||Georgetown Historic District (#67000025)|
|NRHP Reference #||72001430|
|Added to NRHP||March 16, 1972|
It was built in 1788, by James Lingan, designed by William Thornton, architect of the United States Capitol. President John Adams visited the residence and Gilbert du Motier, marquis de Lafayette was a house guest. It was a guest house, while Blair House was under renovation. Notable previous owners include Secretary of Defense James Forrestal. In 1951, Congressman Richard Thurmond Chatham and his wife Patricia Firestone Coyner purchased and remodeled Prospect House.
- National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- Heather Fearnbach (March 2014). "Thurmond and Lucy Chatham House" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-11-01.
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