Dumbarton House (formerly Bellevue) on Q Street: George Washington Stayed Here

This is a photo of a beautiful old mansion which still sits in upper Georgetown. Formerly known  The home was called Bellevue and sat about 100 feet south of where it sits today on Q Street.

Que Street NW between 27 and 28, "Bellevue" Rittenhouse home, built about 1750, was the home of Joseph Nourse and Washington was a frequent guest here - #544
Que Street NW between 27 and 28, “Bellevue” Rittenhouse home, built about 1750, was the home of Joseph Nourse and Washington was a frequent guest here – #544

Source: Dig DC

If you haven’t visited this home, you should.

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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  • Sheila Gibert

    Wow, that is still a beautiful home. I think I may have to check this one out