Stephen Decatur was a renowned naval hero when he built this Federal-style townhouse in 1818, but he was killed in a duel soon after he moved in. It evokes the life of 19th-century middle-class America.
1610 H Street NW
Open 10am–5pm Mon–Sat, noon–4pm Sun
Gadsby’s Tavern Museum
George Washington was a patron of this former tavern. The older of the two colonial buildings, dating from ...