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Henry Foxhall House, 3123 Dumbarton Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Henry Foxhall House, 3123 Dumbarton Street, Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

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Summary

Significance: The Henry Foxhall (McKenny) House's primary significance is as an outstanding example of the late Federal period architecture in transition to early classical revival style. The gardens were designed by Rose Greely, an early and important woman landscape architect (the first licensed in the District of Columbia), further enhancing the importance of the house and grounds. Although not his residence, the house also derives significance from its association with Henry Foxhall, a mayor of Georgetown and munitions manufacturer.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N655
Survey number: HABS DC-66
Building/structure dates: after. 1812- before. 1819 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1996 Subsequent Work
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 67000025

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Foxall, Henry
Greely, Rose
Foxall, Mary Ann
McKenney, Samuel
Muse Architects
Bolton, Kenyon
Price, Virginia B, transmitter
Commission of Fine Arts, sponsor
White, John Poston, project manager
White, John Poston, delineator
Charbonneau, Aimee, delineator
Boucher, Jack E, photographer
Arzola, Robert R, project manager
Arzola, Robert R, project manager
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States38.90788, -77.06199
Google Map of 38.907876, -77.061988
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