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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Glover Park, District of Columbia

 
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1District of Columbia (Washington), Glover Park — "Emergency"
Police and fire call boxes were installed throughout Washington, D.C. neighborhoods to provide emergency communication links between neighborhood streets and local police and fire stations. With the introduction of the 911 emergency call system in . . . Map (db m113379) HM
2District of Columbia (Washington), Glover Park — Charles Carroll Glover
Considered the father of Rock Creek Park and the National Zoo, Washington banker and philanthropist Charles Carroll Glover (1846-1936) also gave Washington, D.C. 77 acres in the valley of Foundry Branch, just west of this neighborhood. With an . . . Map (db m113376) HM
3District of Columbia (Washington), Glover Park — Dedication to the Dedicated©2014, Jarrett Ferrier
Funded by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Public Art Building Communities Grant Program DC Commission on The Arts & Humanities The name Glover Park which first appeared in advertisements in 1926, honors the . . . Map (db m113383) HM
4District of Columbia (Washington), Glover Park — Dischord RecordsBorn on Beecher — 1980 —
Dischord Records is a Washington, D.C. independent record label born right here on Beecher Street in 1980. The label focuses on the independent punk music scene in the Washington area and offers musicians an alternative to major labels. By . . . Map (db m113373) HM
5District of Columbia (Washington), Glover Park — Herbert R. Morgan
For years Hall Place was home to many astronomers who worked nearby at the United States Naval Observatory. One of the most celebrated was Herbert R. Morgan (1875-1957), a longtime resident of Glover Park. He bought one of the first homes on Hall . . . Map (db m113378) HM
6District of Columbia (Washington), Glover Park — Holy Rood CemeteryEstablished 1832
Originally known as the Upper Graveyard, Holy Rood Cemetery was established by Holy Trinity Catholic Church in 1832. In 1853, the cemetery was expanded, and in the years following the Civil War improvements were made. A house was added for the . . . Map (db m112149) HM
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7District of Columbia (Washington), Glover Park — Holy Rood CemeteryEstablished 1832
Holy Trinity Catholic Church established Holy Rood Cemetery as its parish cemetery on high ground above Georgetown in 1832. The cemetery was expanded in 1853 to the 6.5 acres it is today. Originally known as the Upper Graveyard, in 1886 the . . . Map (db m155228) HM
8District of Columbia (Washington), Glover Park — Mapping Art On Call
Police and fire call boxes were installed throughout Washington, D.C. neighborhoods to provide emergency communication links between neighborhood streets and local police and fire stations. With the introduction of the 911 emergency call system . . . Map (db m113384) HM
9District of Columbia (Washington), Glover Park — Russian Orthodox Church of St. NicholasWashington, D.C. — [Saint Nicholas Cathedral - Orthodox Church in America] —
This parish was founded in 1930 for the purpose of religious worship, and to perpetuate the memory of all Russians who gave their lives for their country and their faith during the tragic years of World War I and the Russian Revolution.Map (db m31265) HM
10District of Columbia (Washington), Glover Park — St. Vladimir Millennial Bell TowerSaint Nicholas Cathedral — "988 - 1988" / St. Vladimir Medallion —
[Marker Plaque 1:] "988 - 1988" The year 1988 marks the 1000th anniversary of the baptism of Rus’ in the year 988 by decision of the Prince of Kiev, St. Vladimir the Great. This monument was erected by the American Spiritual Children of . . . Map (db m31271) HM
11District of Columbia (Washington), Glover Park — The Georgetown Departed
Ahead on the hill is Holy Rood Cemetery, the first Catholic parish cemetery in Washington. Established by Georgetown's Holy Trinity Church in 1832, the cemetery contains the remains of more than 7,300 whites and African Americans, both enslaved and . . . Map (db m113385) HM
12District of Columbia (Washington), Glover Park — The National War Memorial Shrine of the Russian Orthodox Church of AmericaRussian Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas
This church has been built to serve as a house of worship to the glory of God and as a memorial to honor those Orthodox Christians who lost their lives in the cause of freedom Consecrated: November 25, 1962 Metropolitan Leonty Primate of . . . Map (db m31266) WM
13District of Columbia (Washington), Glover Park — Tunlaw Road
Tunlaw Road first appeared in official records in 1879. It was named after Tunlaw Farm, now the Wesley Heights neighborhood, which took its name from a prominent walnut tree on the property. The owner spelled the name of his favorite tree . . . Map (db m113381) HM
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14District of Columbia (Washington), Glover Park — Victory Gardens
The community gardens at 42nd Street and Tunlaw Road and in Whitehaven Park were established as part of the Federal National Victory Garden Program during World War II as a way for average Americans to contribute to the war effort. These gardens . . . Map (db m113380) HM
 
 
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Dec. 4, 2022