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Georgetown Family Festival

Join for an extra-special Dolley Day!

On August 24, 1814, as the British marched toward Washington, Dolley was preparing for a party. As the British came closer, Charles Carroll, owner of Dumbarton House and close friend of the President and Dolley Madison, sent his carriage to the White House to bring Dolley to safety. During her flight, Dolley stopped at Dumbarton House on her way to Virginia.

Celebrate this special day at Dumbarton House with an afternoon of fun and festivities! Make your own ice cream, sample "Dolley" cake and learn period games with Dolley herself!

Sunday, August 24th, 2014

1-4 PM: stop in for an hour, or three!

This is a Free event!

The Museum will be open for self-guided touring (included with program admission)

Event Venue

Dumbarton House

2715 Q Street, NW
Washington 20007

For more information:

  • Saturday, August 23, 2014
  • Sunday, August 24, 2014
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