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Nominations now being accepted for the 2019 District of Columbia Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation. Nominations are due November 16th. These awards honor outstanding preservation projects and exceptional contributions by individuals and organizations in support of historic preservation in the District. Read more…
The Foundry Branch Trolley Trestle is one of only two remaining bridges along the former trolley line linking Georgetown and Glen Echo, Maryland. This line, constructed around 1900, provided the transportation to a ‘trolley’ park and thousands of Washingtonians used the line annually to access the Glen Echo Amusement Park. Read more…
Events and Education
October 24th @ 7pm
October 18th @ 6pm
October 13th @ 2pm
October 11th @ 6:30 pm