Preservation in Action: A Tour of Dumbarton House

Dumbarton House 2715 Q Street NW

Lower passage stairs in Dumbarton House, photo taken by museum staff. Join the DC Preservation League and Dumbarton House Museum staff on March 23rd from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM to tour the interior of this restored 19th century home. Dumbarton House is a Federal period historic house museum and the National Headquarters of the ... Read more

DC History & Architecture Trivia Night

Metrobar 640 Rhode Island Avenue NE

Want to try your luck at our DC history and architecture trivia night? Bring a friend, have a drink, and answer some hyperlocal trivia designed for DC residents. Please note that Metrobar is a 21+ venue when planning to attend. We hope to see you there! Please sign up online so that we have an ... Read more

Legacy Businesses Walking Tour: Dupont Circle

Photograph of Tina George in the 1970s, daughter of Zorba's owner Despina Skenderis, outside of the row home the family has owned for decades; courtesy of Maria Bajis. Have you ever wondered about the families and history behind your favorite business? This April, join DCPL's Programs Manager Shae Corey on April 13th at 11:00 AM ... Read more