Yes, it’s true! George Washington did sleep here. The Morris-Jumel Mansion bears the distinction of having served, in turn, as the temporary headquarters to General George Washington and the British Lieutenant General Sir Henry Clinton during Revolutionary War.
Over the years, the house was to serve as a private residence, a military headquarters, an inn, and, briefly, the home of the former Vice President Aaron Burr. Visitors to the mansion will view rooms furnished in the colonial, Federalist and Empire styles, depicting different time periods in the history of the house.
A visit to the Morris-Jumel Mansion can include self-guided or docent-guided tours of the Mansion and/or the four block historic neighborhood. Group tours of 10 or more people can be arranged.