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August 25 @ 10:00 am-3:00 pm
As the British marched closer on August 24th, 1814, Dolley Madison fled her beloved White House, taking refuge with the Carroll’s at Dumbarton House. Enjoy special self-guided tours Friday, Saturday, and Sunday featuring special collection and archived documents related to the Madisons.
On Saturday bring the family and play historic lawn games, make ice cream, and enjoy kids’ activities. Meet Dolley herself to hear her first-hand account during a special story time!