Tudor Place

Topic: Collections

An Illuminated Christmas, 1914

November 30, 2017
New Holiday Installation Recalls the Mansion’s First Electrified Winter In December 1914, the Peters of Tudor Place and their servants returned after a long absence to a newly renovated mansion, just in time for Christmas. For the museum’s 2017 holiday installation, Curator Grant Quertermous has recreated that moment when family traditions met the novelties of […]

New Installation: Home for the Holidays – Christmas, 1945

November 21, 2016

American History TV · Washington’s Descendants at Tudor Place

April 12, 2016
Curator of Collections Grant Quertermous talks on American History TV about the Washington descendants at Tudor Place. The family, which built and remained at Tudor Place through six generations, descended from Martha Custis Washington’s son John Parke (“Jacky”) Custis, George Washington’s stepson. Quertermous shares how and what we can learn about the Washingtons, the owners, servants and slaves at Tudor Place, and the history […]

Heritage Preservation · Tudor Place Historic House & Garden Receives National Collections Award

June 23, 2014