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May 2018

Visionary Historian Award and 124th Anniversary Celebration

May 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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The Visionary Historian Award is presented to an individual whose lifetime body of work represents the highest achievement in the study of Washington, D.C. history. The 2018 event celebrates honoree Howard Gillette, Ph.D., and highlights 124 years of collecting and interpreting D.C. history. Howard Gillette, Ph.D., Author of Between Justice and Beauty: Race, Planning, and the Failure of Urban Policy in Washington, D.C. Anyone engaged in the study and presentation of D.C. history today is the direct beneficiary of the…

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September 2018

Making D.C. History Awards

September 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Newseum, 555 Pennsylavania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States

Over the last six years, the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. has honored 27 Washingtonians and D.C.-based organizations whose enduring contributions to our community have helped create, define, and preserve our city’s identity. On Thursday, September 20, 2018, the Historical Society will welcome more history makers to the growing list of distinguished recipients of the Making D.C. History Award. The awards event is one of the Historical Society’s premier fundraising events to support its mission. Event Details When: Thursday, September…

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