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All reviews national center stephen decatur lafayette square historical association h street nice gift shop white house across the street guided tour naval restored century informative history government paintings visitors
This was the first private house to come up near the White House occupying nearly six acres of land. It was built by Commodore Decatur, an American war hero. He was subsequently killed in a duel with another officer. Many important persons lived in this...More
Decatur House is a very special venue for hosting an event with a bit of history. The sophisticated venue has a docent to tour your through the historic house during passed cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. There is a beautiful garden that on this particular evening...More
Came here for an event. It's an interesting place on one side of Lafafyette park - just north of the White House. It's a pretty place. With so much to see, it's hard to push this as a top attraction. But if you are in...More
This charming early 1800's house has been lovingly restored. Full of period furniture and paintings and decorations. Surprisingly it is not normally very crowded. Perhaps because people think its official/government. It does have a nice gift shop too.
Decatur House is a charming place and very uncrowded compared with all the huge tourist spots all around. So it makes a great addition to a trip that adds a cozy and historical dimension to a visit to our Capitol. It is of course right...More
If you want to buy the White House Christmas ornaments, this is the place to get the real and authentic one, The place is also serves as the National Center for the White House history. If you do not have time to go inside, read...More