Hillwood Estate In Washington, D.c., Highlights French And Russian Culture

Hillwood Estate in Washington, D.C., highlights French and Russian culture

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Marjorie Merriweather Post became the wealthiest woman in America when her father, cereal tycoon C.W. Post, died in 1914. Just 27, she wasn’t afraid to spend her inheritance.

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  • Events | Hillwood Estate, Museum and Garden
    There is something for everyone at Hillwood. Browse the following events, and choose a film, concert, workshop, and more to enhance your visit.
    02/16/2020 - 5:32 pm | View Website
  • Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens (Washington DC)
    Hillwood, the grand estate of Post Cereal heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post, sits on 25 acres overlooking Rock Creek Park in northwest Washington DC. Along with a world renowned collection of Russian and French decorative arts, Hillwood also... more
    02/16/2020 - 8:00 am | View Website
  • Hillwood Estate, Museum and Garden
    The Dina Merrill Pavilion and Collections & Research Center will enable Hillwood to elevate the standards for collections care and storage, better contribute to research in the field, and inspire and educate the public as Marjorie Merriweather Post envisioned. Learn more about the initiative and how you can contribute!
    02/14/2020 - 7:08 pm | View Website
  • Museum | Hillwood Estate, Museum and Garden
    This did not keep her from updating her Georgian-style mansion with the most modern conveniences that money could buy. Journey through her final home to experience the elegant French drawing room, the efficient and “high-tech” kitchen and pantry, and the many personal touches that made Hillwood one of Washington’s most memorable homes.
    02/14/2020 - 7:00 pm | View Website
  • The Collection | Hillwood Estate, Museum and Garden
    Hillwood Estate, Museum and Garden ... and it was only as the collection grew and such great interest was evidenced by others that I came to the realization that the collection should belong to the country.” — Marjorie Merriweather Post Explore nearly 17,000 objects from Hillwood’s collection of Russian imperial art, French eighteenth ...
    02/13/2020 - 8:56 pm | View Website
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