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Oxon Hill Manor

The present Oxon Hill Manor replaces a former mansion that was home to the nephews of George Washington, and the nephew of John Hanson, the first president elected by the Continental Congress under the Articles of Confederation. Hanson visited Oxon Hill Manor often and died there in 1783. He is believed to be buried on the estate's cemetery. The original mansion was destroyed by fire in 1895. The present 49-room Georgian style manor house was designed by Count Jules Henri de Sibour and built for Sumner Welles, Undersecretary of State in the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration. Roosevelt was a frequent visitor to the estate.

Participation in is provided through a partnership with the M-NCPPC Department of Parks and Recreation.

By Appointment.

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Oxon Hill Manor
6901 Oxon Hill Road
Oxon Hill, MD 20745
301-839-7782 phone
301-446-6802 TTY

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