Ask the Hill Historian

Posted on May 5th, 2019 by Elizabeth Nelson

Beginning with the September 2018 issue of the Hill Rag, CHRS Communications Chair, Nina Tristani, will write a column answering readers’ questions about the history of Capitol Hill buildings and other landmarks.  Look for it near the “Changing Hands” Real Estate section. To propose a topic, contact Nina at

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Rediscover Eastern Market

Posted on April 22nd, 2019 by Elizabeth Nelson

A celebration will be held on June 7, 8 and 9 to mark the 10 year anniversary of the re-opening of Eastern Market following the 2007 fire. Docent led tours will be available June 9. Volunteers are being recruited to lead these tours.

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Hilloween 2018

Posted on October 19th, 2018 by Elizabeth Nelson

Hilloween is an annual free street party outside of Eastern Market. On October 26,  CHRS again hosted a children’s activity table with beads to string, and an avalanche of  CHRS swag -pencils, lip balm, trick-or-treat bags. Photos!

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Barracks Row Festival 2018

Posted on September 29th, 2018 by Elizabeth Nelson

 On Saturday, September 29, 2018 we staffed a booth at the Barracks Row Fall Festival, an ideal opportunity to introduce ourselves to newcomers to The Hill and to those living outside the boundaries of the Historic District.

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