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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM28ZG_district-of-columbia-fire-department_Washington-DC.html
This fire station originally opened on December 29, 1925, as the newly organized Truck Company 13. Engine Company 10 (organized on July 2, 1895, located at 1341 Maryland Avenue, NE) moved to these quarters on June 4, 1940, joining Truck Company 13…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26RI_torch-of-freedom-a-war-memorial_Washington-DC.html
1776 1976 Out of the past so great to build a greater future in honor and memory of the Veteransof all America's wars who by their service kept the Torch of Freedom burning this monument is dedicated by Veterans of Foreign Wars of th…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26JP_a-quiet-place_Washington-DC.html
100 ft x 5 ft Mylar paper, acrylic paint 2018 This installation is inspired by the work and legacy of the late conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein. Informed by Bernstein's varied lyrical style and socially motivated themes, the lobby dra…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2688_langston-golf-course_Washington-DC.html
has been placed on the National Register Of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior 1991 A Historic Site Opened June 9th, 1939 Named for John Mercer Langston
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM259O_florida-house_Washington-DC.html
This house belongs to and is for the use of the people of the State of Florida. Through their contributions the building was purchased and renovated to create Florida house, the first state house in the Nation's Capital. It is dedicated to all Flo…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM24QN_langston-terrace-dwellings-hilyard-robinson_Washington-DC.html
Langston Terrace Dwellings, opened in 1938, was the first federally funded public housing project in Washington and among the first in the nation. It honors John Mercer Langston (1829-1897), abolitionist, founder of Howard University Law School, a…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM245O_cathy-hughes_Washington-DC.html
(side 1) Cathy Hughes and WOL-AM have made an indelible mark on this Washington D.C. community. In 1982, Hughes purchased a building at the corner of 4th and H Streets and found it littered with almost 200 hypodermic needles and crack pipes. The …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2439_yoko-ono_Washington-DC.html
Hirshhorn In The City Yoko Ono Relax. Your Heart Is Stronger Than What You Think! 2017 Yoko Ono (b. Tokyo, 1933) is an artist, peace activist, and human rights worker who has strongly influenced the Feminist movement. Since the late 1…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM237F_green-roof-plants_Washington-DC.html
Soil depth on a green roof determines the types of plants that can be grown, and the depth of the US Botanic Garden roof will average just 3 inches. Green roofs with shallow soils are referred to as 'extensive', and those with soil at 6 inches or …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM237E_green-roof-engineering_Washington-DC.html
Once the stone fa├žade and roof are restored, the U.S. Botanic Garden (USBG) will install a new green roof on top of the stone part of the Conservatory. This plant-covered roof will reduce the amount of heat absorbed by the building and decrease t…
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