CHRS Receives DC Preservation League Award

Posted on May 3rd, 2016 by Elizabeth Nelson

To mark the DC Preservation League’s 45th anniversary, the organization honored individuals, corporations, and projects that have made a catalytic contribution to the city’s civic and cultural legacy. The Capitol Hill Restoration Society received an award for its “advocacy, education, community outreach efforts and for its early and sustained contributions to preservation efforts in Washington DC” at the 45th Anniversary Celebration on May 14, 2016.

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Kid’s Crafts Fair

Posted on December 1st, 2015 by Elizabeth Nelson

CHRS volunteers staffed a table at a holiday crafts fair in the Eastern Market North Hall, December 6, 2015.

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Hilloween 2015

Posted on November 11th, 2015 by Elizabeth Nelson

Hilloween is an annual free street party outside of Eastern Market (photos)

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Barracks Row Fall Festival 2015

Posted on July 21st, 2015 by Elizabeth Nelson

CHRS staffed a booth at this annual celebration of this Capitol Hill business district, September 26, 2015. We offered children’s activities and met our neighbors to share our mission.


Barracks Row Day 2014

Posted on September 25th, 2014 by Elizabeth Nelson

CHRS hosted a booth with activities for children to enjoy while we shared our mission with the adults.   

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Capitol Hill July 4th Parade – 2014

Posted on July 4th, 2014 by Elizabeth Nelson

CHRS fielded a contingent in Capitol Hill’s own 4th of July parade. Second-Vice President, Monte Edwards drove his vintage Jaguar and a host of members, friends and family tossed Mardi Gras beads into the crowd.  A very good time was had by all.








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Barracks Row Day 2013

Posted on October 1st, 2013 by Elizabeth Nelson

Volunteers from the Society staffed a booth at the 2013 Barracks Row Day.  Beads to string and temporary tattoos kept the children busy while we shared our mission with the adults.

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