TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW! CLEVELAND PARK DAY OF TOURS, OCTOBER 1

On Sunday, October 1st, we are offering three different tours focusing on aspects of Cleveland Park’s history. Each tour will be led by an expert guide and will be limited to 25 people, so don’t wait — get your tickets now using the links below! Scroll down to see all the tour choices.

Because space is so limited, we ask that you register for only one of the three tours. There is a separate registration link for each tour. To get the member discount for these tours, join or renew your membership at our membership page, or you can buy a membership as part of the ticket-buying process. Memberships purchased now are good through the end of next year and give a full 15 months of discounts for our events.


Tregaron Landscape History & Stewardship: A Behind-the-Scenes Tour

Sponsored by The Tregaron Conservancy

10:00-11:00 AM

Lynn Parseghian, Executive Director of the Tregaron Conservancy, leads a behind-the-scenes tour of the Conservancy. The Tregaron landscape was designed a century ago by the pioneering landscape architect Ellen Biddle Shipman in partnership with Charles Adams Platt, the leading architect of the American Country House Movement. The tour will showcase the Conservancy’s current projects aimed at recapturing the Estate’s historic landscape design and the Conservancy’s ongoing stewardship of the landmark.

We will email registrants with details about where to meet for the start of the tour.

Tickets are $15 for CPHS members and $30 for non-members.

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The Development of Connecticut Avenue in Cleveland Park, 1916 to 1952

2:00-3:30 PM

Judy Hubbard, longtime leader of the Cleveland Park Historical Society, leads a history tour of Cleveland Park’s Connecticut Avenue commercial area, focusing on its development from the 1916 building of the firehouse to the former Cleveland Park library in 1952.

There will be an optional gathering for refreshments after the tour.

We will email registrants with details about where to meet for the start of the tour.

Tickets are $20 for CPHS members and $35 for non-members.

Eventbrite - The Development of Connecticut Avenue in Cleveland Park, 1916 to 1952


The Kit Houses of Cleveland Park

3:00-5:00 PM

Kit house expert Catarina Bannier leads a tour of houses in Cleveland Park by Sears, Aladdin, and other kit house companies of the early 20th century. Learn what kit houses are, how to identify them, and how they fit into the development of Cleveland Park.

The tour will include a visit to a Sears house that is still lived in by the family that built it 95 years ago. Refreshments will be served.

We will email registrants with details about where to meet for the start of the tour.

Tickets are $25 for CPHS members and $40 for non-members.

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