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Dupont Circle in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Brewmaster's Castle

1892-1894

 

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The Brewmaster's Castle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Vincent, September 8, 2013
1. The Brewmaster's Castle Marker
Inscription. A Washington, D.C. Landmark on the National Register of Historic Places
Built by Christian Heurich (1842-1945), the world's oldest brewer, patriarch of the Washington business community, philanthropist, German immigrant, and American citizen
America's most intact late-Victorian house museum, the first fireproof residence in the nation's capital, and the "smart house" of the late-19th Century
Donated in 1955 by Heurich's widow to the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., and served as the Society's first headquarters
Purchased in 2003 by the Heurich House Foundation to ensure its protection in perpetuity
www.brewmasterscastle.com
 
Erected 2003 by Heurich House Foundation.
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 38° 54.49′ N, 77° 2.68′ W. Marker was in Dupont Circle, District of Columbia, in Washington. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 1307 New Hampshire Ave., NW, Washington DC 20036, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Myrtilla Miner (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); You are standing at the heart (about 400 feet away); The first houses south and west of Dupont Circle
Brochure for Heurich House Museum image. Click for full size.
By Patricia Haman, September 8, 2013
2. Brochure for Heurich House Museum
(about 600 feet away); Samuel Francis Du Pont (about 600 feet away); Henry Martyn Robert (about 700 feet away); James G. Blaine Mansion (about 700 feet away); Theodore Roosevelt (about 700 feet away); Development in the neighborhood (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dupont Circle.
 
Also see . . .
1. Heurich House Museum. Website for the house museum with additional history and historic photographs of the house (Submitted on September 8, 2013, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia.) 

2. Christian Heurich at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on September 18, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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The Brewmaster's Castle Marker and Columbia Historical Society plaque image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Vincent, September 8, 2013
3. The Brewmaster's Castle Marker and Columbia Historical Society plaque
The Brewmaster's Castle Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 31, 2016
4. The Brewmaster's Castle Marker
Unfortunately both markers have been removed from the building.
Heurich House image. Click for full size.
By Kevin Vincent, September 8, 2013
5. Heurich House
The Brewmaster's Castle image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, July 31, 2016
6. The Brewmaster's Castle
The marker would have been to the far right of the building in this view.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2013, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia. This page has been viewed 549 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 8, 2013, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia.   4. submitted on July 31, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   5. submitted on September 8, 2013, by Kevin Vincent of Arlington, Virginia.   6. submitted on July 31, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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