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January 29 Depart Residences on the Avenue, Step Back Into the 18th Century with a Visit to Tudor Place

Located just moments from Residences on the Avenue, Tudor Place is home to over 15,000 historical artifacts dating back as far as the mid 18-century, all of which help to explain what life in early America was like. As you visit the majestic mansion and grounds—built by Martha Washington's granddaughter, Martha Custis Peter, and her husband, Thomas—you'll be able to peruse priceless letters written from George to Martha Washington, as well as early maps, photographs, and diaries from the lives of the prominent Peter family, who lived on the estate for many generations.

You'll be able to wander the grounds as you like, though Yelp reviewers recommend that you take a guided tour of the mansion itself in order to gain a full understanding of what daily life was like for the inhabitants of this wealthy estate. Admire the solid silver tea service used in the parlor, gaze at the intricately embroidered wall tapestries, and imagine attending a ball in the grand reception room!

Tudor Place
1644 31st St NW
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 965-0400