Benjamin Banneker Park is located at the southern end of L’Enfant Boulevard and is named for Banneker who was an African-American scientist and surveyor who helped to map out the city of Washington.
DC Memorialist is run by Fiona Clem, a local historian, licensed DC tour guide, member of the Washington Guild of Professional Tour Guides, and author of Meridian Hill Park, Images of America.
The Willard Hotel
Women’s History Month DC Memorials
Black History Month, DC Memorials
Gravelly Point, A Photo Essay
Memorial:John Saul Location: E Street NW, northeast area of the Ellipse John Saul was born in Lismore County, Ireland, December 25, 1819. He was educated in landscape gardening, and managed large nurseries on the Isle of Wight and then in Bristol, England before moving to Washington, D.C. In 1851 he came to Washington and was…
Wharf and East Potomac Park Jitney
The other day I was riding my bike around Hains Point when a helpful NPS Ranger asked if I knew about the ferry. When I told him I didn’t, he shared the details with me. Thanks, #NPSRanger. Throughout the summer (April – November), the Wharf runs a jitney across the Washington Channel to East Potomac…