The Fourth of July – the date that the Second Continental Congress approved the final wording of Thomas Jefferson’s Declaration of Independence announcing the colonies’ official breaking of ties with Great Britain – is well known. How we began to celebrate and commemorate the fourth of July – and all the dates attached to […]
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In collaboration with the American Anthropological Association, the Anacostia Community Museum presents this family workshop designed to get people involved in the history and geography of the neighborhoods in which they live. Did you know every neighborhood has a history? How well do you know your neighborhood’s history? Representatives from the American Anthropological Association will […]
Join Derek Hyra and Sabiyha Prince, co-editors of the book Capital Dilemma: Growth and Inequality in Washington, DC along with contributing authors for a discussion of the dynamics that have shaped the rapid economic and demographic advancement of the city at the Anacostia Community Museum. While accounting for historic disparities, mainly along racial and class […]
By Andrew Giambrone | Washington City Paper, May 17, 2016 Read Andrew Giambrone’s article.
It was a meeting of the Societies: Recently members of the Cleveland Park Historical Society (CPHS) spent a morning exploring the library and exhibits of the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. While group visits allow for hands-on time with the collections as well as serve as an introduction to the Historical Society as a whole, […]