Photo Contest

February 25, 2017

In anticipation of the 60th anniversary of the Capitol Hill House and Garden Tour, the Society is sponsoring a photo contest – “The Capitol Hill Home”.  Prize: 2 Tour tickets. Entries due by February 25, 2017. (note deadline has been extended) (more…)

Buzzard Point – from Indians to Soccer – Overbeck Lecture

March 6, 2017

The Overbeck Capitol Hill History lecture series continues its 2016-17 year on Monday, March 6, 7:30 p.m. at Hill Center when local historian Hayden Wetzel takes a look at the often-neglected neighborhood of Buzzard Point, SW, located close to Capitol Hill and the Navy Yard along the Anacostia River.  (more…)

Village Voices – Imperial Russia

March 7, 2017

Imperial Russia, Witchcraft and Sorcery in Your Back Yard – today. Hear about demonic possession and witchcraft in Russia and persecution of practitioners in the 1850s., Tuesday, March 7, 7-8 p.m., NE Public Library, 330 7th St NE.


Antique or Modern – Preservation Cafe

March 15, 2017

Is that transom over your door a 1890s treasure or a 1980s addition? Can’t tell your cast iron from your mild steel? And what color did people paint their houses in the 1920s, anyway? Learn more on Wednesday March 15, 6:30-8 p.m., at the Northeast Library, 330 7th St. NE.  (more…)

2017 Dick Wolf Lecture – Adapting to Sea Level Rise

March 24, 2017

Kelsey Robertson, winner of the 2017 Dick Wolf Prize, will present Historic Districts & Climate Change: examining the vulnerability of the District’s historic districts to sea level rise, Friday, March 24, 2017, 7 p.m., at Hill Center, 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE.