War of 1812 Open House at Decatur House

The White House Historical Association invites you to a War of 1812 Open House at Decatur House commemorating the 200th anniversary of the burning of Washington. Hosted at the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History, this event is free and open to the public and will feature self-guided tours of the historic Decatur House, built by naval war hero Stephen Decatur. Guests will learn about that fateful day in 1814 from Dolley Madison herself, view a special War of 1812 exhibit, and take a drawing lesson with artist Peter Waddell. Visitors will also be able to take part in family-friendly activities including trivia, crafts, costumed photo ops and more!

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This event was held:

Sunday, August 24, 2014
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES [PDF]

David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History at Decatur House

Event Address: 1610 H Street, NW

Nearby Parking Garages: 1625 I Street NW / 1750 H Street NW / 1050 Connecticut Avenue NW

Nearest Metro Stops: Farragut West and McPherson Square on the Blue/Orange Line, and Farragut North on the Red Line