During the autumn of 1804, an itinerant young drifter named Douglas Jefferson entered Rhodes Tavern at the corner of 15th and F streets northwest, claiming to all who would listen to be a distant cousin of the President. The gentlemen assembled that night were wary of the man with his tattered frock coat and wild, [...]
Douglas Jefferson day is celebrated on the first Saturday of October every year. According to tradition, there are only three rules one must follow. Three rules: 1) Douglas Jefferson Day must be celebrated in a Public House of the District of Columbia, in the company of good friends 2) A gift must be given to [...]
The best way for you to support the Douglas Jefferson Day Foundation is to buy a stranger a drink and tell them about Douglas Jefferson Day.