“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Barry Farm, District of Columbia

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Washington and Vicinity
      Washington (2371)  
      Montgomery County, Maryland (706)  
      Prince George's County, Maryland (602)  
      Alexandria, Virginia (344)  
      Arlington County, Virginia (416)  
      Fairfax County, Virginia (689)  
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1District of Columbia (Washington), Barry Farm — 3 — Barry Farm DwellingsAn East-of-the-River View — Anacostia Heritage Trail —
Just beyond this sign is the edge of Barry Farm Dwellings, built during World War II for African American families. The war had caused acute housing shortages, so people divided large homes into rooming houses, took in boarders, or crammed into . . . Map (db m113608) HM
2District of Columbia (Washington), Barry Farm — Campbell African Methodist Episcopal ChurchAfrican American Heritage Trail, Washington, DC — 2562 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE —
Campbell AME, established in 1867 as Mount Zion AME, was an outgrowth of its overcrowded parent church, Allen Chapel AME, founded in 1850. When it moved to a location near the present one in 1890, Mount Zion was renamed for AME Bishop Jabez B. . . . Map (db m33749) HM
3District of Columbia (Washington), Barry Farm — 4 — HillsdaleAn East of the River View — Anacostia Heritage Trail —
You are standing in the middle of what once was a large estate owned by James Barry. The Washington City merchant, land speculator, and councilman purchased part of the "St. Elizabeths" tract hoping to profit as the city expanded eastward. . . . Map (db m152378) HM
4District of Columbia (Washington), Barry Farm — 5 — The Curative Powers of NatureAn East-of-the-River View — Anacostia Heritage Trail —
The fence and wall ahead of you, on either side of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, enclose historic St. Elizabeths Hospital. The pioneering facility opened in 1855 to treat mentally ill members of the armed forces and DC residents. At a time . . . Map (db m100694) HM
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Nov. 29, 2022