HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Places » U.S. » District of Columbia (Group) » Photos: D.C.'s Oldest Hou...

Wed Sep 11, 2019, 04:52 PM

Photos: D.C.'s Oldest House Was Built Before The United States Was Founded

SEP 10, 4:52 PM

Photos: D.C.’s Oldest House Was Built Before The United States Was Founded
Rachel Kurzius



The exterior of The Lindens, the oldest home in D.C.

Stacy Zarin Goldberg / Architectural Digest

Georgetown’s Old Stone House is, as its name promises, very old. But there’s one Kalorama home that’s more than a decade older, and Architectural Digest has new photos that show how it’s holding up.

The Lindens, as the Kalorama house is often called, was built in 1754 for Robert “King” Hooper, a wealthy Tory merchant. But in a twist, the edifice wasn’t constructed in D.C. (and not just because the name Washington D.C. didn’t yet exist)—the centuries-old Georgian-style home was located in Danvers, Mass., and, during its near 200 years in New England, had residents including British General Thomas Gage, John Adams descendant Henry Adams, and a boarding house.
....



A look at the master bathroom.
Stacy Zarin Goldberg / Architectural Digest
....

This story has been updated with the correct spelling of Robert Hooper’s name.

3 replies, 3066 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 3 replies Author Time Post
Reply Photos: D.C.'s Oldest House Was Built Before The United States Was Founded (Original post)
mahatmakanejeeves Sep 11 OP
Chin music Sep 11 #1
AllaN01Bear Sep 11 #2
calikid Sep 11 #3

Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)


Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Wed Sep 11, 2019, 05:32 PM

2. ohm myyyyyy.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to mahatmakanejeeves (Original post)

Wed Sep 11, 2019, 06:35 PM

3. Gorgeous, thanks for the post jeeves. n/t

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink

Reply to this thread