Dolley Todd House
Photo courtesy of NPS
See the home of future First Lady Dolley Madison where she lived with her first husband, John Todd, from 1791-93.
 
Built in 1775, the Dolley Todd House site reflects the lifestyle of the middle class in 18th century Philadelphia.
 
From 1791 -1793, it was occupied by lawyer John Todd, and his wife Dolley Payne. Todd died during the 1793 yellow fever epidemic.  Following his death, Dolley re-married James Madison, who would go on to become the fourth President of the United States.
 
The Dolley Todd House is open by tour only. Free, timed tickets are available on the day of your visit at the Independence Visitor Center. Tours are limited to 10 people, and tickets are distributed on a first-come, first served basis. The tour takes approximately one hour and includes the Bishop White House.
 
Hours
Closed through June 2019
Accessibility

service-animalsService Animals Welcome

Location

Dolley Todd House

341 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States

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