I got an email from Aaron Schmidt the Digital Initiatives Librarian at DCPL announcing this venture. It is awesome. I’ll definitely be posting some cool old photos from here.
In the picture above they write:
“Built in 1888 for Senator John Brooks Henderson, the castle stood at the intersection of Florida Avenue and 16th Street, NW (northwest corner). Henderson was a skilled politician and was the man who drafted the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution. In 1949 the house was razed, with only the great stone entrance gate posts having survivied the wrecking ball.”
This is so cool as we’ve spoken about the stone entrance in the past. It is amazing to see what it actually looked like. Good on ya, DCPL!
Photo by DCbmyers You can talk about whatever is on your mind – quality of life issues, a beautiful tree you spotted, scuttlebutt, or any random questions/thoughts you may have….
“Dear PoPville, DC Health is holding a community meeting on Thursday, 8/18, to discuss the “rat crisis” in the Logan Circle neighborhood (specifically, the block between 14th and 15th streets…
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photo by Erin “Dear PoPville, I was in the northwest corner of Banneker Sunday afternoon, he asked about the book I was reading and shared about his, The Far Land….