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"Welcome Pierre" Reception & Toast
Friday, March 9, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM (EST)
Washington, United States
The 24th Annual
"Welcome Pierre!" Reception & Toast
Friday, March 9, 2012
6:30-9:00 in the evening
2715 Q Street, NW
Washington, DC 20007
Hors d'oeuvres Buffet
7:30pm - Toast to Pierre
Major Peter Charles L'Enfant's arrival in Georgetown to design the Federal City in 1791,
was both unexpected* and unheralded. As the City's 1991 bicentennial approached,
The Historical Society of Washington began the tradition of commemorating the occasion
with a gathering and a grateful toast to the designer of our Unique National Capital.
Georgetown's historic Dumbarton House is pleased to once again co-host this annual event!
Space is limited. 2-hour street parking is available on 28th between Q and R Streets NW.
Pre-paid Reservations are Required
Questions? 202-337-2288 x230 or Events@DumbartonHouse.org
When & Where
Dumbarton House is a Federal period historic house museum, ca. 1800, whose historic structure and collection are preserved to educate the public about life in Washington, D.C, during the early years of the Republic. The museum features an extensive collection of Federal-era decorative arts, paintings and furniture, and is the only fully-furnished Federal house museum open to the public in Washington. Dumbarton House serves as the headquarters of The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America (www.nscda.org), a women’s organization that actively promotes our national heritage through historic preservation, patriotic service and educational projects. The life and times of Dumbarton House resident (1804-1813), Joseph Nourse, is the interpretive focus; Nourse served as first Register of the U.S. Treasury under six U.S. presidents and is known as “America’s First Civil Servant.” Dumbarton House is accredited by the American Association of Museums. The museum hosts a variety of public events and programs, as well as private rental events. www.DumbartonHouse.org