Foxall-McKenney House

This large Federal house was built by Henry Foxall for his daughter Mary Ann on her marriage to Samuel McKenney.

Built in 1819, the Henry Foxall (McKenney) House is an outstanding example of the transition between the architecture of the late Federal period and the popularization of the early Classical Revival style. The house's gardens were designed by Rose Greely, an early and important woman landscape architect (the first licensed in the District of Columbia), further enhancing the importance of the house and grounds. Although not his residence, the house also derives significance from its association with Henry Foxall, the mayor of Georgetown and munitions manufacturer for whom nearby Foxhall Village is now named.

DC Inventory: November 8, 1964

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3123 Dumbarton Avenue, NW