The Old Stone House was built in 1765 and is the oldest unchanged building in Washington, D.C. The house is also Washington's last Pre-Revolutionary Colonial building on its original foundation. Unlike many Colonial homes in the area, sentimental local folklore preserved the Old Stone House from being demolished.

The Old Stone House was constructed in three phases during the 18th century and is an example of vernacular architecture. During its history, the house was started as a one-story building and gradually became a used car dealership later. After a renovation in the 1950s, the Old Stone House was turned into a house museum.

The Old Stone House stands among the neighborhood's stores and restaurants as an example of local history for tourists, shoppers, and students. Today, the home is 85% original to its 18th-century construction.



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    Falon Hurst (9 months ago)
    Went after hours, but still great to see. Wonderfully preserved. Watch out for the rats in the back yard - holy cow y’all have some rats up here.
    Don A (13 months ago)
    What a wonderful experience. Staff was very friendly.
    Aaron Ochse (19 months ago)
    Oldest building in Georgetown, very cool!
    DEEGAN JORGENSEN (2 years ago)
    my mom got a nail in her foot there it was sticking out and ripped in to here foot don't recommend.
    Rowdy Ingram (2 years ago)
    This was such a beautiful place.
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