Family Tour – November 2022

Posted on October 6th, 2022 by Elizabeth Nelson

Experience Capitol Hill as it was 100 years ago. Designed to satisfy the curiosity of elementary school age children, this tour was developed by CHRS President and Capitol Hill mom, Angie Schmidt. We’ll keep it short – no more than an hour – to keep it comfortable for young tour-goers. Be prepared to walk in any weather; a raincoat or umbrella may be necessary. Comfortable shoes are a must.

Ticket packages (1 adult + 2 children, $20) will be sold through Eventbrite, through November 10.

Tour Times: Saturday, November 12, 2 pm & Sunday, November 13, 2 pm
Starting location: Park at 13th & C Sts. SE – Please arrive 10 minutes before tour time.

Hilloween 2022

Posted on September 22nd, 2022 by Elizabeth Nelson

On Friday, October 28, 2022, 5:30- 9 pm, CHRS will host a children’s activity table at Hilloween.

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Architecture on Capitol Hill – November 2022

Posted on September 16th, 2022 by Elizabeth Nelson

“Horse walk” at 623 A St. NE

On Capitol Hill, a wide range of architectural styles and features are on display. Learn about the changing tastes and practical decisions that informed the builders’ choices. This tour was developed by CHRS Past President and Chair of the CHRS Historic Preservation Committee, Beth Purcell. Beth is an architectural historian with an MA in Historic Preservation from George Washington University.

Plan on walking about 2 miles in a little over an hour. Be prepared to walk in any weather; a raincoat or umbrella may be necessary. Comfortable shoes are a must.

Tickets ($15) will be sold through Eventbrite, through November 10.

Tour Time: Saturday, November 12, 1:30 pm
Starting location: 508 East Capitol St. NE – Please arrive 10 minutes before tour time.

Queen Anne at 617 A St. NE

 

SE Alleys of Capitol Hill – November 2022

Posted on September 16th, 2022 by Elizabeth Nelson

Capitol Hill has many hidden alleys and charming one-block streets with a past mix of residential and industrial uses and some of our most diverse populations.  Explore these unique communities, their houses and history, their ups and downs, who lived there in the past and who lives there now. Gessford Ct., Walter St., Kings Ct., Duvall Ct., Cluss Ct. Take a virtual peek inside Undine & Carl Nash’s re-purposed-warehouse residence on Adolf Class Ct. SE.
Plan on walking about 2 miles in a little over 2 hours. Be prepared to walk in any weather; a raincoat or umbrella may be necessary. Comfortable shoes are a must.

29 Kings Ct. SE

Tickets ($15) will be sold  through Eventbrite, through November 10.
Tour Date and Time:
Sunday, November 13, 1:30 pm
Starting location: 233 12th St. SE – Please arrive 10 minutes before tour time.

Modern alley dwellings on Duvall Ct. SE

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