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Smithsonian Lecture Series - Tudor Place Historic House and Garden

  • S. Dillon Ripley Center Washington, DC (map)

With an inheritance from George Washington, Thomas and Martha Custis Peter purchased 8 1/2 acres of farmland on Georgetown Heights. William Thornton, architect of the first U.S. Capitol and a family friend, designed the grand neoclassical house, which was completed in 1816. Speaker Grant Quertermous is curator of collections at Tudor Place.

Earlier Event: October 25
Washington International Horse Show
Later Event: October 26
Chef’s For Equality