Georgetown DC History Walk

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Georgetown DC History Walk

Washington, District of Columbia 20016, United States

Created By: Richard Archer

Tour Information

All the coolest stuff and places to see in Georgetown. A lot of JFK homes. Great walk to take with your future father in law during Covid-19, while your fiance is dress shopping in Georgetown

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The Old Stone House in Georgetown is the oldest surviving example of Pre-Revolutionary Colonial architecture in the United States that still stands on its original foundation, and as such, represents a portal back in time to the days when t... Read more
Established in 1933, Martin's Tavern is the oldest family-owned restaurant in Washington, D.C. Situated one block north from Wisconsin Avenue, in the heart of Georgetown, the tavern was founded by former Major League Baseball player William... Read more
JFK rented this home while running for senate, and met Jacqueline Bouvier at a dinner party.
John and Jackie lived here during the 1960 presidential campaign; Kennedy went to his inauguration from this home in January 1961.
For The Exorcist, the steps were padded with half-inch-thick rubber to film the death of the character Father Damien Karras. Because the house from which Karras falls was set back slightly from the steps, the film crew constructed an exte... Read more
The Kennedys often worshipped here throughout their tenure in Georgetown.
John shared this home with his sister, Eunice Kennedy, before she married Sargent Shriver.
Wedding plans were made here after John proposed to Jackie. 
The Georgetown Lutheran Church is one of the oldest Lutheran congregations in the United States, and is the oldest Lutheran Church in Washington, D.C. You would have to travel a long way to a place like the Holy Trinity Church in Delaware t... Read more
Tudor Place is a mansion in Washington, D.C. that was originally the home of Thomas Peter and his wife, Martha Parke Custis Peter, the step-granddaughter of George Washington, who left her in his will $8,000 with which this property was pur... Read more
Sitting at the highest point in the historic Georgetown neighborhood, Dumbarton Oaks is a must see location in Washington, D.C. This 53-acre estate is the legacy of Robert Woods Bliss and his wife Mildred, philanthropists and collectors of ... Read more
The memorial to Sarah Louise Rittenhouse (1845-1943) is an armillary sphere on a marble pedestal. She is considered the founder of Montrose Park in Georgetown and is given credit for saving the park area from a housing development planned i... Read more
Established by an Act of Congress in 1848, Oak Hill Cemetery is a 22 acre historic graveyard, botanical garden, and mausoleum. It is also home to the famous Oak Hill Cemetery Chapel. Collectively, this site, in use since 1849, is now listed... Read more
After releasing his book, Profiles in Courage, JFK developed his presidential campaign from this residence.
This house is the final Kennedy home in Georgetown. Security issues forced Jackie to leave after her husband’s death.
This 14-room mansion is where Mrs. Kennedy mourned after the president’s assassination.


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