Francis Scott Key Park
The park is located at 34th and M Street, NW, Washington DC, in the Georgetown Historic District. Francis Scott Key lived in house at this location from 1803 until 1833. The house was dismantled and stored at this location in 1947 for the construction of the Whitehurst Freeway.
The park and memorial to Francis Scott Key was built by the Francis Scott Key Foundation and donated the National Park Service in 1993.
Did You Know?
Prior to the purchase of the Old Stone House by the federal government, the lot was a used car dealership.