• Old Stone House

    The Old Stone House

    District of Columbia

Things To Do

Black Georgetown Walking Tour:
Take a walking tour and discover Georgetown's rich African American heritage. Learn about the 1,000+ families that lived in Herring Hill from the mid-to-late-1800s.

Schedule of Events & Programs:
Listing of ranger led programs and events at the Old Stone House, Georgetown, and Rock Creek Park.

Educational Programs:
Education programs are available to school groups but must be made at least two weeks in advance. To inquire about education programs at Old Stone House, call the Rock Creek Park Division of Interpretation and Education at 202-895-6070.

Cell Phone Tours:
Your phone provides a fun way to learn more about Georgetown's unique national park sites.

Bicycling:
The Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway Multi-Use Trail (paved) is located just three blocks east of Old Stone House. The trail parallels Rock Creek from the Lincoln Memorial to Peirce Mill in Rock Creek Park.

Playgrounds:
Montrose Park has a playground, as does Rose Park, which is administered by the District of Columbia.

Tennis:
Montrose Park has tennis courts.

Hiking trails:
Located just beyond Georgetown, Battery Kemble Park/Palisades Park and Glover Archbold Park are administrative units of Rock Creek Park and offer over five miles of dirt trails through woods for hiking and trail running.

Thompson Boat Center:
Thompson Boat center rents bicycles, kayaks, canoes, small sailboats and rowing shells. Lessons are available. Weather permitting, it is open daily from April to October. The entrance is opposite Rock Creek and Potomac Parkway at Virginia Avenue. A few metered parking spaces are available.

 

Did You Know?

Woodworker

At least two men laid the flooring for the second floor of the house. One of the carpenters was right-handed, while the other was left-handed. Evidence for this is seen in the tool marks left by the craftsmen on the underside of the floor.