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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).

  • Gottfried's Cabin was built in 1834 and is the oldest building in the city.
  • Guests can enjoy the whole cabin to the themselves.
"Historic Log House." The Historical Marker Database. Accessed June 14, 2019.

Jones, Gregg. "Oldest Structure in City Declared Historic Landmark." January 27, 2019.

Photos: Gottfried's Cabin Guest Haus