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Dolley Day

Posted on: August 25th, 2018 by Stephanie Boyle No Comments

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!

 

Dolley Days

Posted on: August 28th, 2016 by dbh-01

Enjoy free museum admission, kids’ activities, and ice cream! Bring a picnic and enjoy our grounds throughout the day – Saturday & Sunday, August 27 & 28; 11am-3pm; FREE.

We will offer special guided and self-guided tours in celebration of Dolley Madison’s stop at Dumbarton House on August 24, 1814 during the burning of Washington! Guided tours will be offered every 15 minutes (except between 1pm-1:30pm) and self guided tours will be available throughout the day. Last tour will begin at 2:30pm.

On Sunday, our English Country Dance group will host an open, free rehearsal from 12:30-2:45pm in the Bellevue Room. Come and take spin around the ballroom.

Dolley Days

Posted on: August 27th, 2016 by dbh-01

Enjoy free museum admission, kids’ activities, and ice cream! Bring a picnic and enjoy our grounds throughout the day – Saturday & Sunday, August 27 & 28; 11am-3pm; FREE.

We will offer special guided and self-guided tours in celebration of Dolley Madison’s stop at Dumbarton House on August 24, 1814 during the burning of Washington! Guided tours will be offered every 15 minutes (except between 1pm-1:30pm) and self guided tours will be available throughout the day. Last tour will begin at 2:30pm.

On Saturday, join our monthly Georgetown Walking tour from 1-3pm. Explore the neighborhood surrounding Dumbarton House! Meander through this historic neighborhood and let Dwane Starlin, member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides, take you to the mansions, servants’ quarters and cemeteries of the apogee of Georgetown. (Registration Recommended: https://georgetownheights2016.eventbrite.com ; $15)