Archive for April, 2016

House & Garden Tour 2016

Posted on April 26th, 2016 by Elizabeth Nelson

Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 4 to 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 8, 2016 from noon- 5 p.m.  One ticket is good for both days. Read More

Overbeck Lecture: Frederick Douglass in Washington

Posted on April 21st, 2016 by Elizabeth Nelson

On Monday, May 9, 2016, the Overbeck History Lecture Series welcomes National Park Service museum curators Bob Sonderman and Ka’mal McClarin for an illustrated presentation on Frederick Douglass’s years in Washington, including a display of some of the great abolitionist’s personal possessions.

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Repointing Mortar – Preservation Café

Posted on April 19th, 2016 by Elizabeth Nelson

To repoint, or not to repoint: that is the question! Mortar may be the most over-looked and under-appreciated aspect of your row house. Architectural conservator Justine Posluszny Bello discussed mortar and repointing fundamentals for the Capitol Hill homeowner at a Preservation Café, Thursday, April 21, 2016, at Ebenezers Coffeehouse.