Capitol Hill Restoration Society

High Life & Low Points – October 2022

Posted on July 13th, 2022 by Elizabeth Nelson

631 Constitution Ave. NE stable

High Life and Low Points – This tour features the alleys north of East Capitol St. and west of 7th St. NE – The lifestyles, occupations, and shenanigans of the inhabitants; early industrial uses, including commercial stables and a Locomobile (early form of steam-powered automobile) shed; and efforts both to eliminate and to preserve alley dwellings. Visit 6 1/2 Ct., Millers Ct., Douglass Ct., Terrace Ct.

Plan on walking about 1 mile 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) area available through Eventbrite until September 29 at 9:30 pm.

Locomobile shed – with tour guides, Angie Schmidt and Beth Purcell

Tour Dates & Times:
Saturday, October 1, 1 pm & 3:30 pm
Sunday, October 2, 1 pm & 3:30 pm

Starting location: Triangle park bounded by the 600 blocks of Massachusetts & Constitution Ave. NE. Please arrive 10 minutes ahead so the tour can begin on time.

Locomobile