We Get by with a Little Help from Our Friends!

The historic Carnegie Library on Mt. Vernon Square, home of the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., is temporarily closed after the discovery of mold in two areas of the building. Thanks to the generosity of valuable community partners in the city the Historical Society’s events, exhibits and programs continue.

DISTRICT II Exhibition
@ the National Building Museum
Opening Saturday, November 19, 2016
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Thank you to our community partners: Humanities DC, the D.C. Public Library, the George Washington University Museum|The Textile Museum, the National Building Museum, and the Newseum for their support. Please check back regularly for updates about our exhibits, events, and public programs — and take a look at the video below to see what we’ve been up to this past year!



Upcoming Events

Sun 23

Members-Only Tour of Historic Seneca Maryland

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
Nov 03

43rd Annual Conference on D.C. History

November 3 @ 7:00 pm - November 6 @ 5:00 pm EDT
$10.00 - $30.00
Nov 04

Race, Space, and the Power of Place on Mt. Vernon Square

November 4 @ 9:15 am - 10:00 am EDT
$5.00 - $10.00