Tag: Washington DC

Whither Washingtoniana?

By Matthew Gilmore

As the temporary closure of Martin Luther King Memorial Library in Washington DC for long-overdue renovation draws nigh, a huge question remains unanswered for the local history community—whither Washingtoniana?

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5th Annual Day of Archaeology Festival

The DC Historic Preservation Office (DC HPO) will sponsor its 5th Annual Day of Archaeology Festival on Saturday, July 16 at the Dumbarton House in Georgetown.

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“Classical Architecture, Classical Values” Tours of DC

The National Civic Art Society announces their 2016 “Classical Architecture, Classical Values” walking tours, which will demonstrate the enduring connection between core American values and the classical architecture of the nation’s capital.

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Overbeck History Lecture: A New History of Washington, DC

Tom Lewis will discuss his new book, Washington: A History of Our National City, at Hill Center on February 8, 2016.

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The Old East End: Civil War to Modern Revival in DC

The event will be held on September 2, 2015.

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Sewall-Belmont House in DC Could Be Added to National Park System

The former headquarters of the National Woman’s Party could be added to the National Park System.

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Digitization of Clara Barton Papers in D.C.

Michelle Krowl will detail the diverse projects and events which the Library of Congress has undertaken in the last four years.

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