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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CG4_science-has-its-traditions-as-well-as-its-frontiers_Washington-DC.html
A descendant of the original tree whose fruit gave inspirational impetus to Isaac Newton's theory of gravitational forces was nurtured by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and transplanted here on the grounds of the National Bureau of Standards o…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CG3_jusserand_Washington-DC.html
The granite bench before you commemorates the scholarship, wisdom and skilled diplomacy of Jean Jules Jusserand, French Ambassador to the United States from 1902 to 1925. The memorial's inscription, "Personal Tribute of Esteem and Affectcion" refl…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29LY_blagden-mill_Washington-DC.html
This is the site where Blagden and Argyle mills once stood, two of the twenty-six mills that once flourished along Rock Creek. If you look close, you can still see part of the millrace and the mill road. The exact date of the construction of these…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM29D6_rock-creek-park_Washington-DC.html
Rock Creek Park was created by Congress in 1890 through the lobbying efforts of local philanthropist Charles C. Glover. Its original 1,754 acres taken mainly by eminent domain constitutes the largest urban park in America - twice the size of New Y…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM297M_embassy-of-the-republic-of-malta_Washington-DC.html
This building in the historical district of Kalorama houses the Embassy and the Consulate of the Republic of Malta. It was built in 1903 on the plans of the noted American architect Waddy Butler Wood (1869-1944). In 1987 it was listed on the Natio…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25NC_site-of-the-national-bureau-of-standards_Washington-DC.html
Forest Hills Neighborhood Art on Call Site of The National Bureau of Standards In 1901, the National Bureau of Standards began developing a large complex of 89 buildings on 70 acres west of Connecticut Avenue near this site. The NBS was …
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Forest Hills at Home
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25NA_flora-and-fauna-of-rock-creek-park_Washington-DC.html
Forest Hills Neighborhood Art on Call Flora and Fauna of Rock Creek Park Artist: Rebecca Osten Art on Call is sponsored by Cultural Tourism DC, the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, the District Department of Transportation …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25N9_music-of-the-spheres_Washington-DC.html
[Top plaque:] "Music of the Spheres" Artist: Martha Jackson Jarvis Commissioned by Fannie Mae Dedicated July 10, 2003 [Center plaque:] Fannie Mae: Van Ness Sculpture Project Martha Jackson-Jarvis The design for the Fannie Mae Sculp…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25N8_cultural-institutions_Washington-DC.html
Forest Hills Neighborhood Art on Call Cultural Institutions Forest Hills has two major cultural institutions in the neighborhood, the Hillwood Estate Museum & Gardens, and the Levine School of Music. Built in 1926, the Hillwood Museum …
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