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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2E5T_1700-swann-street_Washington-DC.html
1700 Swann Street. . 1700 Swann Street circa 1894 Dupont Circle Historic District National Register of Historic Places. var plainText = document.getElementById('inscription1').innerText; document.getElementB…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2E5B_embassy-of-the-republic-of-the-philippines_Washington-DC.html
Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines. in Washington D.C., United States of America. This building, originally constructed on 05 January 1917, was acquired by the Commonwealth of the Philippines on 13 October 1941 and became the Office of …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2E45_william-howard-taft_Washington-DC.html
William Howard Taft. . In Memory of Our Beloved Brother William Howard Taft Founder of The University Club of Washington DC 27th President of the United States 10th Chief Justice of the United States Rededicated by the Grand Lodge of the F…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2E3F_calvin-t-s-brent-residence_Washington-DC.html
Calvin T.S. Brent Residence. African American Heritage Trail, Washington, DC. Calvin T.S. Brent (1854-1899), believed to be Washington's first African American architect, lived here briefly in the early 1890s. (His other residences have been demol…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2E1O_engine-company-no-4_Washington-DC.html
Engine Company No. 4. African American Heritage Trail, Washington, DC. This 1885 building originally housed the DC Fire Department's Engine Company No. 7. It eventually became home to Washington's first all-black fire company. The department had i…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2E1N_knights-of-pythias_Washington-DC.html
Knights of Pythias. . The Fraternal Order Knights of Pythias was founded on this site 914 E Street, N.W. on February 19, 1864 Charter granted by Abraham Lincoln. var plainText = document.getElementById('inscription1').i…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2E1H_alley-life_Washington-DC.html
Alley Life. Midcity at the Crossroads. You are standing at the entrance to Naylor Court. It was built in the 1860s as one of the hundreds of intersecting alleys hidden behind DC houses. Stables, workshops, sheds, and often cheap two-story houses, …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2E0P_building-5_Washington-DC.html
Building 5. "Sick Officer's Quarters" (erected 1903-1908). Segregated by rank, the Washington Naval Hospital's patients occupied either wards, if enlisted, or this building, if officers. The first floor of the Sick Officer's Quarters featured an o…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2DXJ_welcome-to-st-elizabeths-east_Washington-DC.html
Welcome to St. Elizabeths East. . Organized by Congress in 1855 as the Government Hospital for the Insane, the institution that would become a nationally recognized symbol of healthcare and medical breakthroughs became known as St. Elizabeths duri…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2DVS_beer-popcorn-and-penny-candy_Washington-DC.html
Beer, Popcorn, and Penny Candy. Top of the Town. Suburban shopping arrived in Tenleytown when Sears, Roebuck & Co. erected a Moderne style store here in 1941. The sleek fa├žade demonstrated the latest in department store design. . . Sears was t…
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