“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in 16th Street Heights, District of Columbia

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1District of Columbia (Washington), 16th Street Heights — 4 — Crossroads Create Community — Battleground to Community — Brightwood Heritage Trail —
The Grand, Neo-classical Revival style building that you see across Georgia Avenue north of Missouri opened in 1925 as the Bank of Brightwood, thanks to efforts of the Brightwood Citizens Association. Designed by Treasury Department architect . . . Map (db m72818) HM
2District of Columbia (Washington), 16th Street Heights — District Walls, 2016 — Artist Name: Waone; Artist Origin: Kiev
Muralist info: Vladimir Manzhos aka Waone started painting on the streets as far back as 1995. After several years of painting classical graffiti, as part of the Indigenous Kids crew in Kiev, he got bored of letters. In 2003 Waone teamed with . . . Map (db m179750) HM
3District of Columbia (Washington), 16th Street Heights — 3 — Hold the Mayo! — Battleground to Community — Brightwood Heritage Trail —
English, Irish and German settlers, as well as enslaved and free African Americans, were the first non-natives to claim Brightwood. Farmers dominated until the Civil War. Then in the 1890s electric streetcars allowed government workers to live . . . Map (db m121018) HM
4District of Columbia (Washington), 16th Street Heights — Jones-Haywood School of Ballet — African American Heritage Trail, Washington DC — 1200 Delafield Place, NW —
The Jones Haywood School of Ballet was founded here by Doris W. Jones and Claire H. Haywood in 1941. Their Capitol Ballet Company, established in 1961, remained the nation's only predominantly African American, professional ballet troupe through the . . . Map (db m65511) HM
5District of Columbia (Washington), 16th Street Heights — Maria Gomez, RN, MPH
. . . Map (db m168362) HM
6District of Columbia (Washington), 16th Street Heights — 2 — Mayor Emery and the Union Army — Battleground to Community — Brightwood Heritage Trail —
The City Park across the street was once Emery Place, the summer estate of Matthew Gault Emery. A prominent builder, Emery was Washington City's last elected mayor during the period of home rule. He was succeeded in 1874 by a . . . Map (db m72816) HM
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7District of Columbia (Washington), 16th Street Heights — 1 — Racing at Brightwood — Battleground to Community — Brightwood Heritage Trail —
Fresh Water Springs in this pleasant high ground once drew European settlers. Farmers called the area "Crystal Spring." In 1859 the half-mile Crystal Spring Racetrack opened on land to your left. For 75 cents, Washingtonians hopped a . . . Map (db m109288) HM
8District of Columbia (Washington), 16th Street Heights — The Former Engine Co 24 of the District of Columbia Fire Department
The facade of the original house for Engine Company 24 was located at 3702 Georgia Avenue, N.W. just north of this site. Built in 1911, the firehouse was designed by Luther Leisenring and Charles Gregg. It originally housed horses and horse-drawn . . . Map (db m149476) HM
9District of Columbia (Washington), 16th Street Heights — World War II Memorial — ✯ ✯ ✯
To the memory of the war dead of Business and Roosevelt High Schools 1941-1945 "…who more than self their country loved." Adams, Robert '43 • Allen, Merlin '40 • Altman, Albert '41 • Andrews, Burt '38 • Andrews, Joseph . . . Map (db m181921) WM
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Sep. 29, 2022