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Matthew B. Gilmore

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Welcome Pierre – This Friday March 9, 2018

Welcome Pierre – This Friday Don’t miss out! Major L’Enfant’s arrival in Georgetown to design the Federal City on March 9th, 1791, was both unexpected and unheralded. Join this group … Continue reading

March 7, 2018 · 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