Archive for March, 2023

Washington Navy Yard – Celebrating 224 Years – Overbeck

Posted on March 28th, 2023 by Elizabeth Nelson

Ruth Ann Overbeck Capitol Hill History announces a lecture: “Washington Navy Yard: Celebrating 224 Years in the Neighborhood” at Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital (921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE), Monday, April 24, 2023 at 7:30 pm. The speaker will be Samuel J. Cox, (SES), RADM,  USN (Ret.), Director, Naval History and Heritage Command and Curator of […]

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2023 – Photo Contest Winners

Posted on March 20th, 2023 by Elizabeth Nelson

In anticipation of the 66th anniversary of the Capitol Hill House and Garden Tour, the Society sponsored a photo contest – “The Capitol Hill Home”. We are pleased to announce the winners:  Congratulations to Nan Raphael and Bobbi Krengel. View photos…

Lights-Out Hour DC

Posted on March 18th, 2023 by Elizabeth Nelson

Lights-Out Hour DC, which coincides with international Earth Hour, is a voluntary event coordinated by the DC chapter of the International Dark-Sky Association. To participate, dim or extinguish non-essential lights for one hour beginning at 8:30 pm on Saturday, March 25.

Celebrating Eastern Market for 150 Years – Preservation Cafe

Posted on March 18th, 2023 by Elizabeth Nelson

 Robert Pohl, local historian, author, and tour guide,  presented “Celebrating Eastern Market for 150 Years,” a talk about Eastern Market – the building and its history, at an in-person Preservation Café, March 30, 2023, in the Eastern Market North Hall – operating continuously since it first opened in 1873.

100 Years of Eastern HS – Exhibit & Performance

Posted on March 18th, 2023 by Elizabeth Nelson

The Story of Our Schools and Eastern High School are proud to present “100 Years of Eastern High School” as part of the school’s 100th anniversary on East Capitol Street celebration. The public is encouraged to attend the exhibit reveal event, March 31, 2023, 5:30 – 6:30pm at Eastern High School (1700 East Capitol St, NE).

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March NCSHPO Tours

Posted on March 17th, 2023 by Elizabeth Nelson

On Tuesday March 7th, Beth Purcell and Joanna Kendig each led a group of historic preservation experts through Capitol Hill, sharing our research and our delight in living here.  

More about House Tour 2023

Posted on March 9th, 2023 by Elizabeth Nelson

Celebrate 66 Years of Touring! Saturday, May 13, 4 – 7 pm – Sunday, May 14, 1 – 5 pm The Capitol Hill Restoration Society’s annual House & Garden Tour is one of the highlights of the Capitol Hill calendar. Tickets are SOLD OUT! Collect your wristband and catalog at any one of the 6 check-in locations. Then visit the […]

Photo Contest 2023

Posted on March 3rd, 2023 by Elizabeth Nelson

The submission deadline for the “Capitol Hill Home” photo contest has passed – but hang onto your great photos for next year’s contest.   Congratulations to the 2023  winners and finalists!