Christian Heurich’s granddaughter, Jan Evans, will host a special History & Hops at the Heurich
House Museum on July 20 th from 6:30-8:30pm. Mrs. Evans was very close to her grandparents,
Christian and Amelia Heurich, and lived with them for a time in their Dupont Circle mansion. She
will discuss her time in Washington, D.C. as well as her family’s history and legacy. Guests will
be able to speak directly with Mrs. Evans as well as enjoy beer, snacks, and tours of the historic
Heurich House Museum.
Born in Hawaii, Mrs. Evans has lived in Japan, Cuba, Florida, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. A
local business-woman, she is a current board member of the Association of Oldest Inhabitants
of Washington, D.C. and Director of the Friends of the National World War II Memorial. Mrs.
Evans was also instrumental in establishing her grandparents’ home as a museum. Together
with her cousin Gary Heurich, she created the Heurich House Foundation and helped the
organization purchase the Heurich mansion in 2003, from the Historical Society of Washington,
D.C. The Heurich House museum would not exist today, in its intact form, without her
Guests at History & Hops will have the chance to meet and speak with Mrs. Evans as she
recounts her time spent in Washington, D.C. with her grandparents between 1930 and 1956.
The museum will also feature a variety of drinks to celebrate Mrs. Evans’ time spent traveling
Tickets for History & Hops hosted by Jan Evans are $30 per person and include tastings,
snacks, and tours of the Heurich House Museum. For more information and to purchase tickets,
please visit http://bit.ly/HHJuly2017. Guests must be 21 or older.
All proceeds benefit the preservation and growth of the Heurich House Museum.