Archive for August, 2014

A History of the U.S. Marine Band – Overbeck Lecture

Posted on August 27th, 2014 by Elizabeth Nelson

On Tuesday, September 16, the U.S. Marine Band’s historian, Gunnery Sergeant Kira Wharton, will deliver an Overbeck History Lecture on the renowned band’s origins at the end of the 18th century and its long and colorful history in the Capitol Hill neighborhood.

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Threats to people and buildings from Virginia Avenue Tunnel reconstruction

Posted on August 14th, 2014 by Elizabeth Nelson

Over 14,000 loaded dump trucks to move through Capitol Hill Tunnel reconstruction will result in adverse effects including vibration that will irritate people and threaten buildings in the Capitol Hill Historic District.

House History Workshops

Posted on August 4th, 2014 by Elizabeth Nelson

The Humanities Council of Washington, D.C. (HCWDC) is pleased to announce the return of its popular House History workshops. They will be held Saturday, August 23, 2014 at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library, 901 G St. NW in the Washingtoniana Division (3rd Floor).