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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26RN_american-legion-post-8-a-war-memorial_Washington-DC.html
Chartered 1922 In memory of all members of the Armed Forces who served their country American Legion Post 8 Sons of the American Legion Squadron 8 American Legion Auxiliary Dedicated Veterans Day 2002
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26RM_john-w-harrod_Washington-DC.html
Executive Director of Market 5 Gallery and Kuumba Center at Eastern Market 1973-2008 John Harrod directed Market 5 Gallery and the Kuumba Center after Mayor Walter E. Washington started a neighborhood arts initiative in each ward of the ci…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26RL_capitol-hill-presbyterian-church_Washington-DC.html
The Presbytery of the Potomac organized the Capitol Hill Presbyterian Church on April 11, 1864 and installed its organizing pastor, the Reverend John Chester, D.D. This gothic style building was designed by Washington architect Emil Sop…
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[National Register Plaque:] St. Mark's Church Congregation established, 1867 Church construction begun, 1888 Listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior in 1973 under the provisions…
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/HM26QP_original-site-of-providence-hospital_Washington-DC.html
Providence Hospital was located on this site during the years 1861 through 1956. Founded in 1861 by the Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul from Emmitsburg, Maryland. The Hospital was chartered by an Act of Congress in 1864. During th…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26QN_ebenezer-united-methodist-church_Washington-DC.html
The first public school for colored children of the District of Columbia. Named Little Ebenezer and located within the boundaries of the Capitol Hill Historic District. Designated a Category II Landmark by the Joint Committee on Landmarks April 2…
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As our nation celebrated its 200th anniversary in 1976, Ebenezer United Methodist Church celebrated 138 years of service to God, humanity, country, home, and community. This model is a replica of Little Ebenezer, the frame church that stood on thi…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26QE_herring-highway_Washington-DC.html
A natural low area made this portion of Rock Creek a perfect place to ford the creek on foot, horseback or by carriage. Concrete paving was installed at Milkhouse Ford in the early 1900s to accommodate heavy carriages and automobiles. Unless the c…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM26Q0_broad-branch-market_Washington-DC.html
[Front:] Broad Branch Market Painting by Nicole Bourgea [Reverse:] The Broad Branch Market has been a neighborhood tradition since 1919. In its honor, and in celebration of historic Chevy Chase DC this Call Box was restored by Sydney Butler…
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