209 Prince Street
The Washington Evening Star, September 21, 1946, Page B-7.
“George Washington Slept Here”
Pre-Revolutionary Historical Town House.
Open Sunday 1 to 6 P.M.
Built in 1752
Associated with and occupied by:
William Fairfax — Proprietor of Belvoir Estate who taught George Washington surveying.
John Harper — Supplier of the Continental Army.
James Craik — Official physician and surgeon of the Continental Army — closest friend and physician to George Washington.
Elisha Cullen Dick — Physician to George Washington who pronounced him dead. As Master Mason together with George Washington laid the cornerstone of the U. S. Capitol and together with George Washington laid the cornerstone of the City of Washington, the new Federal City.
Beautifully restored and decorated brick house that Washington really visited, as recorded in his diary; consisting of 8 rooms, 2 baths, paneled electric kitchen with fireplace. Original random width red pine flooring, original colonial woodword considered one of finest examples in America. Old English locks, five fireplaces rebuilt, new electrical wiring, copper plumbing throughout. G.E. oil air-conditioned heat.
Property faces South on 2nd block from Potomac River.
Owner Phone RE. 3222 or TE. 2183.
The Washington Evening Star, April 30, 1946, Page B-3.
Alexandria House Tour Planned
The home of Mr. and Mrs. J. Johnstone Muir at 209 Prince Street, Alexandria, is one of the historic places to be shown in the annual Alexandria house tour, to be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday under the aupices of St. Paul's Epicopal Chruch. Mrs. Simmons B. Savage, jr. (left), is shown here with Mrs. A. K. Thorn in the kitchen at the Muir home, which originally was the residence of Dr. Elisha Cullen Dick, health officer of Alexandria, who stopped the hands of George Washington's bedroom clock at Mount Vernon at the moment of the First President's death. — Harris-Ewing Photo.
The Washington Evening Star, July 31, 1923, Page 12.
Washington's Consulting Physician.
Home of Elisha Cullen Dick (born 1750. died 1825). now home of C. W. Wattles. 209 Prince street. “Was consulting physician in Washington's last illness. At the moment of Washington's death he stopped the bedroom clock, which can be seen in Alexandria-Washington Lodge, and conducted the Masonic funeral service at his grave.”