Posts tagged AOI

Hands On Learning at the Historical Society

Hands On Learning at the Historical Society

The beginning of the traditional summer break is a great time to look back at the at the educational programming the Historical Society of Washington, D.C, has provided this past year to elementary, high school and college students. Thanks to incredible support from a private foundation, a 150-year-old civic organization, and individual donors, it has […]

Hot Topic: Exploring the D.C. Fire & EMS Museum

How long does it take you to get ready to leave the house? Consider this: In the 1800s, it took fire horses less than 30 seconds to get out the door and be on their way to an emergency. All while pulling a steam engine weighing several tons! You can see a beautiful example of […]

Upcoming Talk & Tour at the DC Fire & EMS Museum

Upcoming Talk & Tour at the DC Fire & EMS Museum

  How’s this for an awesome acronym tongue-twister: This fall the HSW and the AOI met with the FFA in the DCFEMSM in Engine Co.3! Or rather, in the 150th year of the D.C. Fire & EMS Department, the Historical Society of Washington, D.C., and the Association of Oldest Inhabitants of D.C., presented the Friendship […]