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Robert Kapsch – Interview with a Washington DC History Author – “Building Washington: Engineering and Construction of a New Federal City, 1790-1840”

Building Washington: Engineering and Construction of a New Federal City, 1790-1840 Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018 1. Tell us about the book. Building Washington: Engineering and Construction of a New … Continue reading

June 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Pensions, portfolios, and printing: J. Worth Carnahan in Washington, DC

By Matthew B. Gilmore The November 27, 1901 Evening Star announced the incorporation of The Soldiers and Sailors Historical and Benevolent Society, with “the object of the society. . . … Continue reading

March 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

Merry Christmas, Washington: Evolution of the Holiday in the Nation’s Capital

What Once Was Merry Christmas, Washington: Evolution of the Holiday in the Nation’s Capital click for complete article: http://intowner.com/2018/12/30/merry-christmas-washington-evolution-of-the-holiday-in-the-nations-capital/  By Matthew B. Gilmore During December of 1923 a 48-foot balsam … Continue reading

December 31, 2018 · 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

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

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

Adam Costanzo – Interview with a Washington DC History Author

Adam Costanzo George Washington’s Washington: Visions for the National Capital in Early Republic America. University of Georgia Press, 2018. book website Adam’s twitter @adam_costanzo Tell us about the book. Well … Continue reading

September 20, 2018 · 1 Comment