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Garrett Peck’s Walt Whitman in Washington, D.C.:
The Civil War and America’s Great Poet

Thursday, April 16th, 2015
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In 1862, Walt Whitman left New York for Washington, D.C. where he would spend time volunteering in the army hospitals. For those who think of

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The Capital Area’s Second Annual Hemophilia Walk

Sunday, October 26th, 2014
by on Living Around

On October 25, 2014, at 10 a.m., I participated in the Second Annual Hemophilia Walk in the Capital Area on the National Mall held by

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Rudy and The Strain Star Sean Astin
Will Open and Run the Marine Marathon

Saturday, October 25th, 2014
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Sean Astin, known for his title role in the football film, Rudy, for playing Samwise Gamgee in The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, and for

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Out of Many, One: Celebrating Diversity on the National Mall

Saturday, October 4th, 2014
by on Playing Around

When viewed from above ground, Jorge Rodríguez-Gerada’s Out of Many, One, is staggering. The latest in Rodríguez-Gerada’s “facescapes,” or oversized portraits that are visible from

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The fourth are picketers at the white house c. 1917 from the National Woman’s Party

Women’s Equality Day – Celebrating the Vote
And Campaigning for a History Museum on the Mall

Monday, August 26th, 2013
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Women in the United States were granted the right to vote on August 26, 1920, when the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was certified. To

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The Star-Spangled Banner Trail—
Take a Walk Through America’s History

Thursday, August 9th, 2012
by on Living Around

Looking for a new source of education and history in D.C.? Tourists, bikers, residents, hikers and history lovers, look no further, the Star-Spangled Banner National

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Great Running Trails in D.C.

Monday, June 18th, 2012
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Beneath all the hustle and bustle of the city, behind all the buses and trains, suits and ties, buildings and restaurants, there is a hidden

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Nicholas Benson—Carving a Piece of History

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011
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I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color

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