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Matthew B. Gilmore

Washington DC Museums – A complete list for Museum Day 2015

To celebrate Museum Day 2015 below (and here: https://matthewbgilmore.wordpress.com/washington-dc-museums-a-concise-complete-list/) is the list of all museums (and art galleries) in the District of Columbia. If available a website, twitter account, and … Continue reading

September 25, 2015 · 2 Comments

Capital Streetcars: Early Mass Transit in Washington, D.C.–book talks by John DeFerrari

You can hear John DeFerrari speak about his newly published Capital Streetcars: Early Mass Transit in Washington, D.C. at one of these upcoming events: Saturday, Sep 26, 1:00pm – Georgetown Neighborhood … Continue reading

September 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Bellevue Becomes Dumbarton House: a moving experience

BY: Matthew B. Gilmore On May 30, 1914 John L. Newbold received a dose of unwelcome news: the following Monday, June 1, the District of Columbia would commence demolition of … Continue reading

September 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Photos from the Archives: Ford’s Many Theatres

Originally posted on FORD'S THEATRE | BLOG:
An 1873 print of John T. Ford’s current and former theatres in Baltimore and Washington, as well as his Baltimore residence. Library of…

September 11, 2015 · Leave a comment