Thanks to your support, our preservation experts have completed needed preservation maintenance and tackled an ambitious slate of restoration projects!

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Critical Preservation Maintenance

10 Outbuildings repaired and repainted

8 Outbuilding roofs replaced

4 Outbuilding roofs repaired

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Mansion Roof and Cupola Repaired

Conducted important maintenance to the Mansion roof, replaced the cupola’s finial and roof, and conserved 19th-century graffiti.

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Restoration completed on two of the major bedchambers after intense forensic investigation and research.

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East Lawn Stabilization

A sweeping project began to address slope erosion and stabilize the grounds between the Mansion and the Potomac River after a landslide occurred in August 2017 and caused significant damage.

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Front Parlor Restored

The discovery of new information dramatically changed our understanding of the room’s furnishings and prompted a multi-year restoration project that involved conservation of the original 1760s paneling.

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Garden Houses

Repair and conservation of the buildings’ framing and replacement of cypress roof shingles.

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Mansion’s Siding Repaired and Repainted

A Multi-year project began to address the deterioration of the Mansion’s siding. The west side is now completed and the south, north, and east sides of the Mansion will undergo this same restoration process in the coming years.

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Our Preservation Work Continues

Preservation of the Mansion’s exterior, stabilization of the east slope, and restoration of Mansion bedchambers and downstairs rooms will continue. This work cannot be completed without your help.

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