The Old Stone House
In the midst of Washington, D.C., a city of grand memorials to national leaders and significant events, stands an unassuming building commemorating the daily lives of ordinary Americans who made this city, and this nation, unique. The Old Stone House, one of the oldest known structures remaining in the nation's capital, is a simple 18th century dwelling built and inhabited by common people.
Georgetown Waterfront Park
Georgetown Waterfront Park provides a green space for visitor recreation and contemplation. Get wet in the splash fountain this summer!Read More
Discover the rich heritage of Old Stone House and explore Georgetown's early history during a ranger-led program.Read More
Francis Scott Key Memorial Park
The author of the Star Spangled Banner lived in Georgetown from 1803 to 1833, and his house was located near his namesake memorial.Read More
Dumbarton Oaks Park
Dumbarton Oaks Park is an exceptionally significant historic landscape, where the naturalistic gardens and built features offer a unique experience.Read More
Montrose Park's land once belonged to ropemaker Robert Parrott, he allowed neighbors to use his land as a pleasure ground and visitors still can todayRead More
Did You Know?
The garden area of the Old Stone House is not reminiscent of a colonial garden but rather an English-style garden. A colonial garden would have been more practical with herbs, vegetables and small livestock.