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Faye Haskins – Interview with a Washington DC History Author – “The Evening Star: The Rise and Fall of a Great Washington Newspaper”

The Evening Star: The Rise and Fall of a Great Washington Newspaper https://rowman.com/ISBN/9780742548725/The-Evening-Star-The-Rise-and-Fall-of-a-Great-Washington-Newspaper# Faye Haskins Tell us about the book: The book tells the story of the 129-year old history … Continue reading

October 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

Change of venue – Welcome Pierre 2019

Pierre has MOVED! – (And not just from France…) Due to High Winds Welcome Pierrewill now be hosted at Dumbarton House – 2715 Q street NW Washington DC 20007– March … Continue reading

March 6, 2019 · Leave a comment

One Last Tempo: Liberty Loan Building

One Last Tempo: Liberty Loan Building Matthew B. Gilmore* [CLICK HERE for complete article: http://intowner.com/2018/11/30/one-last-tempo-liberty-loan-building/ Temporary Liberty Loan Building Is the Liberty Loan Building [1] Washington’s last tempo? Well, yes and no, all … Continue reading

December 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

Gil Klein – Interview with a Washington DC History Author – “Trouble in Lafayette Square”

Trouble in Lafayette Square: Assassination, Protest & Murder at the White House Gil Klein Arcadia Publishing, 2018 Tell us about the book. This is a history of many of the … Continue reading

December 3, 2018 · 1 Comment

Elliot Carter — Interview with a D.C. Website Creator – D.C. Underground Atlas 

  D.C. Underground Atlas Elliot Carter 2018 1.Tell us about the website. The D.C. Underground Atlas is a digital project that explores all the different types of tunnels that can be found … Continue reading

November 27, 2018 · 1 Comment

1845—Washington’s First Thanksgiving (seasonal re-run)

1845—Washington’s First Thanksgiving In November of 1845 Washington’s newspapers, including the National Intelligencer, and The Union, reported on Mayor William Winston Seaton’s proclamation of November 27 as a “Day of Thanksgiving,” it being … Continue reading

November 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Unveiling Of President Garfield Assassination temporary markers On National Mall – Nov 19, 2018

Unveiling Of President Garfield Assassination Waysides On National Mall By NPT Staff on November 8th, 2018 The site where President James Garfield was assassinated in 1881 will finally be marked by interpretive … Continue reading

November 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

David Krugler — Interview with a D.C. Novelist

David Krugler — Interview with a D.C. Novelist Rip the Angels from Heaven David Krugler Pegasus Books July 2018 TELL US ABOUT THE BOOK Rip the Angels from Heaven (Pegasus … Continue reading

October 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Thomas Kenning – Interview with a Washington DC History Author

Abandoned Washington DC Thomas Kenning America Through Time/Arcadia Press/Fonthill Media. October, 2018 Tell us about the book. Abandoned Washington, DC is a collection of twelve essays and about 350 photographs … Continue reading

October 15, 2018 · 1 Comment

Timeline – Washington’s Lost Month: the 1918-19 Spanish Influenza Epidemic in the District of Columbia

Timeline – Washington’s Lost Month: the 1918-19 Spanish Influenza Epidemic in the District of Columbia see: http://intowner.com/2018/10/01/washingtons-lost-month-the-1918-19-spanish-influenza-epidemic-in-the-district-of-columbia/ October 1, 1918 October 2, 1918 October 3, 1918 October 4, 1918 October 5, … Continue reading

October 13, 2018 · Leave a comment