Washington DC History Resources

Matthew B. Gilmore

Act of June 20, 1874 – An Act for the Government of the District of Columbia and other purposes – 18 Stat 116

An Act for the Government of the District of Columbia and other purposes – 18 Stat 116 Complete law – Evening Star June 27, 1874; Page: 3 Seante and House … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Just how many museums are there in Washington DC?

69 =/- really. See: https://matthewbgilmore.wordpress.com/2015/09/25/washington-dc-museums-a-complete-list-for-museum-day-2015/ ) Data (faulty) from IMLS (Institute of Museum and Library Services) suggests about 200. Click DC_Museums for a spreadsheet extracting just those in DC. That’s about 1 museum per … Continue reading

June 13, 2014 · 6 Comments

New Historic District Proposed for GWU/West End

click here for largerPDF of George Washington/West End Historic District map Click here for: George Washington University West End Historic District Nomination Case 14-12 Here’s a snippet: The George Washington/West … Continue reading

June 2, 2014 · Leave a comment