Washington Regional

The Washington Regional Chapter organizes a variety of cultural and social events for its members throughout the year in order to raise funds for restorations projects that were voted by the FHS Board members.

Michèle Imhoff and Jeannie Rutherfoord are the Co-Chairmen of the Washington Regional Chapter.

For further information or to learn more about Membership, please contact the Washington Regional Chapter directly. Please email: fhswashington@frenchheritagesociety.org

Photos: Dinner with French chef Alain Ducasse and then Ambassador Delattre and his wife, Jeannie Rutherfoord with students, chapter grants to the Château de Tholet and the Hermione.


  • Chartres Cathedral, France
  • Hôtel de Talleyrand, Paris
  • Château de Thoiry, France
  • Abbaye de Fontefroide, France
  • Meridian House, Washington, D.C.
  • Corcoran Gallery of Art, Salon Doré, Washington, D.C.
  • Decatur House and Octagon House, Washington, D.C.
  • The houses of Sainte Geneviève, MO


Past Highlights

  • Annual dinner at the French Ambassador’s residence
  • Grand Châteaux and their Gardens in the Landscape of Greater Paris Today, by Stéphanie Celle French State Architect and Urbanist, Conservator of National Monuments
  • Various lectures about the French culture
  • Annual conference with a distinguished speaker
  • Garden parties in Spring or tour to an historic property in the Virginia or Maryland countryside to end the season
  • Private tours of museums for special exhibitions of French masterpieces