Anderson House, also known as Larz Anderson House, located at 2118 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, on Embassy Row in the Dupont Circle neighborhood ofWashington, D.C., houses the Society of the Cincinnati's national headquarters, historic house museum, and research library. Anderson House was built between 1902 and 1905 as the winter residence of Larz Anderson, an American diplomat, and his wife, Isabel Weld Perkins, an author and American Red Cross volunteer. Architects Arthur Little and Herbert Browne of Boston, Massachusetts designed Anderson House in the Beaux-Arts style. The Andersons used the house to entertain the social and political elite of America and abroad, as well as to showcase their collection of fine art and historic artifacts that the couple acquired in their extensive travels. The Andersons had no children. Following Larz Anderson's death in 1937, his widow donated the Anderson House and its contents to the Society of the Cincinnati, of which Larz Anderson had been a devoted member for more than forty years. The Society opened Anderson House as a museum in 1939. Anderson House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971
|The rent this place our for weddings. They had a wedding going on tonight.|
We had another fun day seeing the sites in Washington.