Civil War and Before – Fall 2023

Posted on July 26th, 2023 by Elizabeth Nelson

The Maples, first section built in 1795, probably the oldest existing house on Capitol Hill

Learn about early Black and White residents of Capitol Hill, the houses they built (some grand and most modest), the early community, the first Eastern Market, and work at the Navy Yard.

Tickets ($15) for the October tour are available through Eventbrite.
Tour schedule:
Saturday, September 16, 1:30 pm. (SOLD OUT)
Saturday, October 7, 2 pm.

pre-Civil War Naval Gun Factory

City of Washington – by G. Cooke, 1833