Anderson House – The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati

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Explore the Society of the Cincinnati’s historic headquarters, Anderson House, a National Historic Landmark in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Since 1938, the Society has made its headquarters at Anderson House, where it has worked to advance its mission to honor the men and women who won American independence in the Revolutionary War. Tours of the mansion reveal the history of the Society of the Cincinnati, the significance of the American Revolution, and the lives and collections of the home’s first owners, Larz and Isabel Anderson. The mansion was completed in 1905 for the Andersons, a wealthy couple who devoted their lives to public service, travel, entertaining, collecting, and philanthropy—interests and activities that are reflected in Anderson House, where much of the couple’s art collection and furnishings are still on display.

Hours
Museum Hours: Tu-Sat, 10am-4pm, Su 12-4pm
Guided tours begin at 15 minutes past each hour
Library Hours: M-F, 10am-4pm
Admission
Free Tours. Program costs may vary.
Events
Thru Dec. 31Tour: Anderson House
Thru Oct. 27Revolutionary Reflections: French Memories of the War for America
Fri. Jul 19Lunch Bite – The 1786 Published Edition of the Marquis de Chastellux’s Account of His Travels
Sat. Jul 20Vintage Evening – A French Encampment in Washington, DC
Thu. Jul 25The Disaffected: Britain’s Occupation of Philadelphia During the American Revolution
Wed. Aug 7The Lafayette Escadrille
Fri. Aug 16Lunch Bite – A Collection of Images Illustrating the Art of War in the 18th Century

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Anderson House – The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati

2118 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20008
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