Brown's Indian Queen Hotel

Title

Brown's Indian Queen Hotel

Description

There was a hotel on this part of Pennsylvania Avenue starting in 1805. In 1820 the business was bought by Jesse Brown in 1820 and the place was renamed Brown's Indian Queen Hotel. The hotel was popular with out of town visitors and congressmen alike. This lithograph from the 1830s describes it as "midway between the Capitol and the President's House." In 1856 the hotel was renamed the Metropolitan, and remained open under this name until 1932.

Source

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. View original.

Date

1832

Coverage

Original Format

lithograph

Description

There was a hotel on this part of Pennsylvania Avenue starting in 1805. In 1820 the business was bought by Jesse Brown in 1820 and the place was renamed Brown's Indian Queen Hotel. The hotel was popular with out of town visitors and congressmen alike. This lithograph from the 1830s describes it as "midway between the Capitol and the President's House." In 1856 the hotel was renamed the Metropolitan, and remained open under this name until 1932.

Creator

Endicott & Swett

Date

1832

Coverage

1830-1859

Source

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. View original.