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Monthly Archives: October, 2015

Snippet on neighborhood names from another blog

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October 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Washington Goes Wireless: The District’s 20-Year Struggle to Put Utility Wires Underground

BY: Matthew B. Gilmore Click here for the complete article: http://intowner.com/2015/10/17/washington-goes-wireless-the-districts-20-year-struggle-to-put-utility-wires-underground/ In Washington, DC complaints about overhead wires came almost as soon as there were overhead wires. But the beginning … Continue reading

October 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Book talk: Washington: A History of Our National City–Tom Lewis Oct 18, 2015

Book talk: Washington: A History of Our National City–Tom Lewis Oct 18, 2015 TOM LEWIS – WASHINGTON: A HISTORY OF OUR NATIONAL CITY Sunday, October 18, 2015 1 p.m. Politics … Continue reading

October 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Restored Governor Alexander Robey Shepherd Portrait Now Hangs in Wilson Building Lobby

Restored Governor Alexander Robey Shepherd Portrait Now Hangs in Wilson Building Lobby An elegant portrait of Alexander R. Shepherd, a key early District leader who modernized the city but was also … Continue reading

October 1, 2015 · Leave a comment
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