Category: DC History

Geo Washington Statue at the National Cathedral

Statue: George Washington Equestrian Statue Location: At the entrance to the Olmsted Woods Walk; at the bottom of the Pilgrim Steps Sculptor: Herbert HaseltineUnveiling: February...

Cherry Blossom Festival

It’s the first day of Spring and the first day of the 2013 Cherry Blossom Festival. The National Park Service predicts that peak bloom will...

Free Walking Tour, January 20

Mark this historic inauguration week by joining us for a free, 90-minute walking tour, “From Slavery to Freedom in Adams Morgan,” on Sunday, January 20th...

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital

Located at 9th and Pennsylvania Avenue, SE, the building now known as the Hill Center was built in 1866 as a Naval Hospital. The Navy...

St. Thomas Parish

I recently attended a presentation at St. Thomas Parish, the Episcopal church at 1772 Church Street, NW., organized by the DC Preservation League and given...