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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

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

Washington’s Lost Month: the 1918-19 Spanish Influenza Epidemic in the District of Columbia By Matthew B. Gilmore [CLICK HERE for complete article: http://intowner.com/2018/10/01/washingtons-lost-month-the-1918-19-spanish-influenza-epidemic-in-the-district-of-columbia/ ] CLICK HERE for a timeline of the month: https://matthewbgilmore.wordpress.com/timeline-washingtons-lost-month-the-1918-19-spanish-influenza-epidemic-in-the-district-of-columbia/ … Continue reading

October 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Kim Prothro Williams – Interview with a Washington DC History Author

Kim Prothro Williams Lost Farms and Estates of Washington, D.C. The History Press, 2018 Related presentation: Rural Remnants of Washington County: An Architectural Survey of Washington’s Historic Farms and Estates   … Continue reading

October 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Naming Names: Washington’s Neighborhoods

Naming Names: Washington’s Neighborhoods By Matthew B. Gilmore* FULL COLUMN HERE: http://intowner.com/2018/09/17/naming-names-washingtons-neighborhoods/  There’s a kind of sport in identifying the neighborhood name for any particular spot in Washington — a sport … Continue reading

October 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Remembering President James Garfield

https://www.c-span.org/video/?445754-1/remembering-president-james-garfield Remembering President James Garfield Matthew Gilmore, who edits a Washington, D.C., history blog, talked about the complicated and controversial building of a memorial to President James Garfield on the U.S. Capitol … Continue reading

September 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

Washington & Great Falls Electric Railway Trestle in Danger of Collapse

Originally posted on DCinruins.:
One of my all-time favorite DC ruins is in danger of collapse, but the Washington & Great Falls Electric Railway Trestle near Georgetown University has been…

May 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Irish Washington DC – 2018 revised update

originally here: https://matthewbgilmore.wordpress.com/bibliography-irish-washington-dc/ New Swampoodle history blog post-Feb 4th, 2018:  Making Washington’s “Swampoodle”: Irish Neighborhood in the Tiber Valley Swampoodle history blog post resources: What Once Was–Making Washington’s “Swampoodle”: Irish Neighborhood in the … Continue reading

March 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

District of Columbia population growth continues–2017 estimates released

The 2017 population estimate has been released:  693,972 (as of July 1), an increase of 12,802, which is 1.88%. This is an uptick in growth, which had slowed to 1.33% in … Continue reading

January 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

2017 Washington DC history books

What follows is a list of books on Washington DC history (and biography) published  in 2017. A Goodreads link is included for those available to provide more details on each … Continue reading

December 25, 2017 · Leave a comment
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