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Matthew B. Gilmore

Monthly Archives: February, 2018

Washington Loves a Parade

Washington was founded with civic celebration in mind and there’s none better than a parade.  Pennsylvania Avenue has hosted most of these, including the presidential inaugural (such as seen in … Continue reading

February 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Making Washington’s “Swampoodle”: Irish Neighborhood in the Tiber Valley

Making Washington’s “Swampoodle”: Irish Neighborhood in the Tiber Valley PUBLISHED: FEBRUARY 4TH, 2018 Click this to find our archive of What Once Was articles.   By Matthew B. Gilmore* As … Continue reading

February 6, 2018 · 2 Comments