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Matthew B. Gilmore

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

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

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 · Leave a comment
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