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Decatur House: A Home of the Rich and Powerful

examines the life of Stephen Decatur, a naval hero who died as a result of a duel in 1820, and considers the role the house he built played in the political and social scene of the nation's capital up to the 20th century. (National Park Service, Teaching with Historic Places)

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Decatur House, 1967.  (Decatur House Collection)

Decatur House, 1967

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