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From Humanities DC:
“The DC Community Heritage Project House History Workshop gives community historians, of any skill or knowledge level, an overview of the related resources at the Historical Society of Washington, DC, the DC Public Library Washingtoniana Division, the DC Archives, and other local repositories. Participants will learn how to research the history of their own home or any other historical property.
The Humanities DC office is located in a small row house at 925 U Street, NW just across the street from the African American Civil War Memorial. Our little work space was once home to generations of Washingtonians! Thanks to the incredible resources in the DC Public Library’s Washingtoniana Division, and the Historical Society of Washington, DC we know that the house was:
Built in 1878;
Owned by Mary A. Kuehling;
Built for an estimated $3000 (roughly $67,000 in 2010 dollars);
And occupied as a semi-detached family home.
And that is just the beginning! Come to a House History Day workshop to find out more about how you can trace the lineage of your historic DC house or apartment building, and the history of those who once lived there!
House History Day will consist of two identical workshops. Please register for ONLY ONE of the workshops. Although the workshops are free and open to the public, we ask that you register ONLY if you are certain that you will be able to attend as space is limited and there is almost always a wait-list for the program.
When & Where
The Historical Society of Washington, DC
801 K Street, NW
Session 1: Saturday, August 20, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Session 2: Saturday, August 20, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM”