Blair House

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Now a complex of four connected townhouses and the official state guest housing for the President of the United States, the historic Blair House was built in 1824 for Joseph Lovell, eighth Surgeon General of the United States Army. It is said that the ghost of President Woodrow Wilson has been seen in a bedroom rocking chair.

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Geographic Information

1651 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, D.C.
United States

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38.899081, -77.03861599999999
Nearest Towns:
Washington, D. C., DC (0.3 mi.)
Arlington, VA (3.7 mi.)
Mount Rainier, MD (4.9 mi.)
Chillum, MD (5.2 mi.)
Friendship Village, MD (5.2 mi.)
Friendship Village, MD (5.2 mi.)
Claremont, VA (5.2 mi.)
Brookmont, MD (5.3 mi.)
Chevy Chase Village, MD (5.3 mi.)
Queenstown, MD (5.3 mi.)


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