Tudor Place

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August 22, 2017

At Brews, Booze & Bites Festival, Food History’s on the Menu
August 22, 2017

[updated September 6, 2017] WASHINGTON, DC – Georgetown – An upcoming festival at Tudor Place in Georgetown will feature heritage food and drink, outdoor music and games, and their ties to local history. Brews, Booze & Bites, from 1 to 4 p.m. on September 16, will bring more than 20 purveyors of artisanal and local […]

Tudor Place Book Wins Prestigious Awards
May 11, 2017

Tudor Place is the product of all our different pasts. Its artifacts, images, voices, and ghosts—even the all-knowing tulip poplar—carry us back to our own origins as people and as a nation. Joseph Ellis, Tudor Place: America’s Story Lives Here, Foreword WASHINGTON, DC – Tudor Place: America’s Story Lives Here, the first full-length book on […]

25th Annual Garden Party Set for May 24, 2017
April 5, 2017

CONTACT INVITATIONS Development Director Mary Michael Wachur Invitations have been mailed, 202.580.7323 | mwachur@tudorplace.org please register online. Communications Director Mandy Katz 202.580.7329 | mkatz@tudorplace.org  Ticket Info Washington, DC – Blair Bourne and Sassy Jacobs will chair the 25th Annual Spring Garden Party at Tudor Place, the 1816 National Historic Landmark estate in Washington’s Georgetown Historic District. The […]

Party Like It’s 1816! May 25 Gala to Feature Historic Personages + Vintage Motor Car
May 19, 2016

Media Advisory May 18, 2016 Contact Mandy Katz email | phone: 202.486.7645 Lavishly Honoring the Bicentennial of American Treasure Tudor Place May 25, 2016 | 6 – 9 p.m. Washington, DC–Traditional Georgetown understatement will be nowhere in attendance at the annual Garden Party fundraiser for Tudor Place this Wednesday, May 25, when 500 guests are […]

Washington’s Revolutionary War Encampment at Tudor Place
April 25, 2016

2 Ways to Cover “The First Oval Office” in its Sole D.C. Appearance media advisory contact April 24, 2016 Communications Director Mandy Katz Bicentennial Communications Assistant Jen Pollakusy mobile: 202.486.7645 press@tudorplace.org, bicentennial@tudorplace.org A Tudor Place Bicentennial Event      George Washington Parke Custis’s most famous acquisition from his grandparents’ home at Mount Vernon was Gen. Washington’s Revolutionary War “marquee,” […]

Remembering Austin Kiplinger, Tudor Place Champion
November 23, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT November 23, 2015 Mandy Katz   Director of Communications   ph: 202.580.7329 This is a charmed place. It just raises your spirits whenever you’re here. And I feel that way and I have felt that way for many years and I’m continuously reminded that there is a continuity in life, and the more […]

Mark Hudson Appointed to Lead Tudor Place Into Its Third Century
July 27, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 27, 2015 contact: Mandy Katz Tudor Place is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Hudson as the museum’s next executive director, commencing October 5, 2015, on the cusp of the National Historic Landmark’s bicentennial year. Mr. Hudson succeeds Leslie Buhler, who is retiring after 15 years of extraordinary leadership during […]

May 20 Garden Party to Honor Museum Champion Ellen Charles
March 30, 2015

CONTACT TICKETS Mary Michael Wachur Click here. Associate Director for Annual Giving & Events   202.580.7323 | mwachur@tudorplace.org Some 500 celebrants will gather at Tudor Place on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at 6 p.m. for the site’s 23rd Annual Spring Garden Party. The festive social event, chaired by Elizabeth Powell of Georgetown, draws prominent Washingtonians […]

Director Leslie Buhler to Retire, Leaving Tudor Place Strengthened
January 22, 2015

January 22, 2015 Knot Garden and Grape Arbor [CREDIT: Ron Blunt Photography] A Change in Leadership Leslie L. Buhler has announced she will retire as Executive Director of Tudor Place at the end of June 2015 after 15 years of transformational leadership. Since 2000, Leslie created on the historic site an engaging and educational modern […]

Tudor Place Recognized with National Award for Preservation and Collections Care
May 21, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT May 21, 2014 Communications Officer Mandy Katz 202.486.7645 | mkatz@tudorplace.org The Tudor Place Foundation has been honored with the 2014 Ross Merrill Award for Outstanding Commitment to the Preservation and Care of Collections at Tudor Place Historic House & Garden. The award, established in 1999, is presented jointly by Heritage Preservation […]

Download This! Woodturning and Artisanry Featured at Free Georgetown Festival
March 24, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE contact: Mandy Katz Washington DC 20007 cellphone: 202.486.7645 office:202.965.0400 email: mkatz@tudorplace.org WASHINGTON, DC – Don’t expect flat screens or Google Glass at the free public festival in Georgetown this Saturday, March 29, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. In fact, protective goggles may be the only unusual eyewear on hand at the first […]

Tudor Place Receives $100,000 Matching Grant from DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities
February 27, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE &#183 Feb. 26, 2014 Contact Mandy Katz mkatz@tudorplace.org 202.486.7645 WASHINGTON, DC: In recognition of its important role in making historic resources available to residents of all eight wards of the District, the D.C. Commission on the Arts & Humanities has awarded Tudor Place Historic House & Garden a $100,000 matching grant for […]

Home for the Holidays in DC? FOUR Historic Homes Welcome You!
October 17, 2013Press Contact: Communications Officer Mandy Katz, mkatz@tudorplace.org 202.965.0400 Website: www.tudorplace.org Tudor Place Historic House and Garden 1644 31st Street NW Washington, DC 2007 Download the PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 17, 2012 Washington, D.C. – October 17, 2012 — Four museum neighbors will open their doors to celebrate the season with a special “Holidays through […]
With Loss of 220-Year-Old White Oak, Tudor Place Re-Invests in Old-Growth Canopy
May 9, 2013Press Contact: Communications Officer Mandy Katz, mkatz@tudorplace.org 202.965.0400 Website: www.tudorplace.org Tudor Place Historic House and Garden 1644 31st Street NW Washington, DC 2007 Download the PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2013 Planting the tall trees of tomorrow today Washington, D.C. – May 9, 2013 — Chainsaws and a 75-ton crane will arrive in the […]
Tudor Place Archaeology Survey Earns Excellence in Historic Preservation Award
June 18, 2012

Press Contact: Communications Officer Mandy Katz, mkatz@tudorplace.org Mobile: 202.486.7645 Website: www.tudorplace.org Tudor Place Historic House and Garden 1644 31st Street NW Washington, DC 2007 Download the PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2012 Washington, D.C. – June 18, 2012 — For its intensive site-wide archaeological survey, Tudor Place Historic House & Garden has been awarded […]

Tudor Place Garden Restoration Heralds Commitment to Long-Term Preservation
May 9, 2012Press Contact: Communications Officer Mandy Katz, mkatz@tudorplace.org Mobile: 202.486.7645 Website: www.tudorplace.org Tudor Place Historic House and Garden 1644 31st Street NW Washington, DC 2007 Download the PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2012 Washington, D.C. – May 9, 2012 — Tudor Place Trustees, neighbors, and other supporters gathered yesterday evening in the historic Georgetown estate’s […]
Preserving the Past, Ensuring the Future: ANC 2E Reviews Tudor Place Concept Design
February 27, 2012Press Contact: Communications Officer Mandy Katz, mkatz@tudorplace.org Mobile: 202.486.7645 Website: www.tudorplace.org Tudor Place Historic House and Garden 1644 31st Street NW Washington, DC 2007 Download the PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 27, 2012 Washington, D.C. – February 27, 2012 — A concept design by Hartman-Cox Architects advancing Tudor Place’s preservation plan is scheduled for review […]
Early American Wallpaper Recovered from George Washington Waxwork
January 25, 2012Press Contact: Communications Officer Mandy Katz, mkatz@tudorplace.org 202.965.0400 ext. 112 Website: www.tudorplace.org Tudor Place Historic House and Garden 1644 31st Street NW Washington, DC 2007 Download the PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 25, 2012 Washington, D.C. – January 25, 2012 — Tudor Place Historic House & Garden conservators andcurators received a rare glimpse of early […]
Kuykendall Joins Tudor Place as Curator of Collections
September 7, 2011Press Contact: Communications Officer Mandy Katz, mkatz@tudorplace.org Mobile: 202.486.7645 Website: www.tudorplace.org Tudor Place Historic House and Garden 1644 31st Street NW Washington, DC 2007 Download the PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 7, 2011 Kuykendall Will Lead Research, Interpretation at Historic Site Tied to George Washington and 200 Years of Georgetown, D.C., History Washington, D.C. – […]
RETURNED: George Washington’s Chest-on-Chest with Original Finish Revealed!
July 19, 2010Press Contact: Director of Communications Heather Bartlow, hbartlow@tudorplace.org 202.965.0400 Website: www.tudorplace.org Tudor Place Historic House and Garden 1644 31st Street NW Washington, DC 2007 Download the PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 19, 2010 Washington, D.C. – July 19, 2010 — The chest-on-chest that once stood next to the fireplace in George Washington’s bedroom has returned […]
TUDOR PLACE RECEIVES GIFT from the NATIONAL SOCIETY OF THE COLONIAL DAMES OF AMERICA
June 21, 2010Press Contact: Director of Communications Heather Bartlow, hbartlow@tudorplace.org 202.965.0400 Website: www.tudorplace.org Tudor Place Historic House and Garden 1644 31st Street NW Washington, DC 2007 Download the PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 21, 2010 Washington, D.C. – June 21, 2010 — At 1:30 p.m. on June 21, 2010, Bunny Muir, Nan Hobson, and Amy Dewey of […]
STODDERT ELEMENTARY 5th GRADERS PRESENT TUDOR PLACE STORIES
May 18, 2010Press Contact: Director of Communications Heather Bartlow, hbartlow@tudorplace.org 202.965.0400 Website: www.tudorplace.org Tudor Place Historic House and Garden 1644 31st Street NW Washington, DC 2007 Download the PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2010 AN EXHIBITION AND PLAY ABOUT TUDOR PLACE Washington, D.C. – May 18, 2010 — Stoddert Elementary School’s 5th grade class, in partnership […]
Tudor Place 18th Annual Spring Garden Party Honors Leaders in Preservation
April 27, 2010Press Contact: Director of Communications Heather Bartlow, hbartlow@tudorplace.org Mobile: 202.486.7645 Website: www.tudorplace.org Tudor Place Historic House and Garden 1644 31st Street NW Washington, DC 2007 Download the PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 27, 2010 WHO: Tudor Place Historic House and Garden WHAT: Tudor Place 18th Annual Spring Garden Party WHEN: May 19, 2010 6 pm […]
Jewelry Made with Human Hair? Tudor Place Presents: Strands of Time Lecture and Exhibit of 18th & 19th century Hairwork Jewelry
March 22, 2010Press Contact: Heather Bartlow, hbartlow@tudorplace.org 202.965.0400 ext. 104 Website: www.tudorplace.org Tudor Place Historic House and Garden 1644 31st Street NW Washington, DC 2007 Download the PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 22, 2010 Washington, D.C. – March 22, 2010 — In the Tudor Place collection is an unassuming gold edged locket. Behind glass on each side […]
18th Century Double-Barreled Pistol Discovered During Dig on Historic Tudor Place Grounds
March 15, 2010Press Contact: Heather Bartlow, hbartlow@tudorplace.org 202.965.0400 ext. 104 Website: www.tudorplace.org Tudor Place Historic House and Garden 1644 31st Street NW Washington, DC 2007 Download the PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2010 Washington, D.C. – March 15, 2010 — A late 18th to early 19th century brass flintlock pistol was discovered early in the day […]
TUDOR PLACE RECEIVES SPECIAL ZONING EXCEPTION TO OPERATE AS A MUSEUM IN A RESIDENTIAL AREA
November 12, 2009Press Contact: Heather Bartlow, hbartlow@tudorplace.org 202.965.0400 ext. 104 Website: www.tudorplace.org Tudor Place Historic House and Garden 1644 31st Street NW Washington, DC 2007 Download the PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 12, 2009 Washington, DC – November 12, 2009 — Tudor Place Historic House and Garden received a special exception at a Board of Zoning Adjustments […]
TUDOR PLACE SURPASSES $3.5 MILLION GOAL TO COMPLETE ITS FIRST EVER CAPITAL CAMPAIGN
October 13, 2009Press Contact: Heather Bartlow, hbartlow@tudorplace.org 202.965.0400 ext. 104 Website: www.tudorplace.org Tudor Place Historic House and Garden 1644 31st Street NW Washington, DC 2007 Download the PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 13, 2009 Washington, D.C. – October 13, 2009 — Tudor Place Historic House and Garden has successfully surpassed its first-ever capital campaign goal of $3.5 […]
STODDERT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL & TUDOR PLACE HISTORIC HOUSE AND GARDEN COLLABORATE TO PRESENT CIVIL WAR STORIES
May 4, 2009Press Contact: Heather Bartlow, hbartlow@tudorplace.org 202.965.0400 ext. 104 Website: www.tudorplace.org Tudor Place Historic House and Garden 1644 31st Street NW Washington, DC 2007 Download the PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 4, 2009 Washington, D.C. – May 4, 2009 — Stoddert Elementary School’s 5th grade class, in partnership with Tudor Place Historic House and Garden, will […]
TUDOR PLACE INTRODUCES “TUDOR NIGHTS”
March 17, 2009Press Contact: Heather Bartlow, hbartlow@tudorplace.org 202.965.0400 ext. 104 Website: www.tudorplace.org Tudor Place Historic House and Garden 1644 31st Street NW Washington, DC 2007 Download the PDF FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2009 Washington, D.C. – March 17, 2009 — Tudor Place announces the launch of a new series of cocktail evenings for young professionals and […]

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