Also known as the Godt House, Gottfried's Cabin is the oldest building in Washington. It was built in 1834 by its namesake George Gottfried Beyreis. It was declared a local historic landmark in January 2019 and was managed by Downtown Washington Inc. and the Historic Washington Preservation Foundation. Today it operates as a small hotel for those interested in a rustic setting (guests rent the whole structure).
Jones, Gregg. "Oldest Structure in City Declared Historic Landmark." January 27, 2019. http://www.emissourian.com/local_news/washington/oldest-structure-in-city-declared-historic-landmark/article_ebb969d6-20dc-11e9-b3a6-5bd2c77c6782.html.
Photos: Gottfried's Cabin Guest Haus