Col. William Peters Hepburn House, also known as William P. Hepburn House, was a home of William P. Hepburn. Hepburn an officer during the American Civil War. Later, he was elected to U.S. Congress, and he introduced the Hepburn Act of 1906. This act gave the Federal government the power to set railroad rates, and was an important precedent in Federal regulation of private industry.
The house was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1976.
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