Washington DC History Resources

Matthew B. Gilmore

Hadfield’s Washington

Book Signing Lecture: Julia King on George Hadfield: Architect of the Federal City
United States Capitol Historical Society
Society & Culture, Arts & Entertainment, History
Date / Time
Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Veterans of Foreign Wars Building
200 Maryland Ave NE, Washington, DC (map)
Ketchum Hall
Speaker(s)Julia King

Washington DC History Resources


PDF version of the map click: Hadfield Map (PDF)

Above is a map designed to accompany the recently published: George Hadfield: Architect of the Federal City by Julia King.

This map locates the Washington DC sites where George Hadfield had a significant association (Arlington House is just off the edge of the map). Below is the key-the list of sites on the map with extant sites in bold.


Published: September 2014
ISBN: 978-1-4724-1274-4
ISBN Short: 9781472412744
BL Reference: 720.92
LoC Control No: 2013051036Julia King
During his lifetime, the work of architect George Hadfield (1763-1826) was highly regarded, both in England and the United States. Since his death, however, Hadfield’s contributions to architecture have slowly faded from view, and few of his buildings survive. In order to reassess Hadfield’s career and work, this book draws upon a wide selection of written and visual sources to reconstruct his life and legacy.After a general introduction, the book…

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