“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 Hillbrook, District of Columbia

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Washington and Vicinity
      Washington (2366)  
      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), Hillbrook — 4 — From Rural to ResidentialA Self-Reliant People — Greater Deanwood Heritage Trail —
Deanwood once was farmland belonging to slave-holding families. Some of their names—Sherriff, Lowrie, and Benning--still mark local roads. In 1833 Levi Sherriff purchased several hundred acres along Watts Branch from William Benning's . . . Map (db m130778) HM
2District of Columbia (Washington), Hillbrook — Howard D. Woodson ResidenceAfrican American Heritage Trail, Washington, DC — 4918 Fitch Place, NE —
Howard Dilworth Woodson (1877-1962), a Pittsburgh native, arrived in Washington in 1907 to work as a structural engineer in the Office of the Supervising Architect, U.S. Department of the Treasury. One of the first African American professionals . . . Map (db m187367) HM
3District of Columbia (Washington), Hillbrook — Lederer GardensRobert F. Lederer Community Gardens & Educational Center, MLK Sanctuary — 4801 Nannie Helen Boroughs Ave —
Welcome to the Robert F. Lederer Environmental Education Center and Youth Garden. This center honors Robert F. Lederer, the Executive Vice President of the American Association of Nurserymen during the United States President Lyndon B. Johnson's . . . Map (db m130779) HM
4District of Columbia (Washington), Hillbrook — National Training School for Women and Girls / Nannie Helen BurroughsAfrican American Heritage Trail — 601 50th Street, NE —
The National Training School for Women and Girls was founded here in 1909 by Nannie Helen Burroughs (1879 - 1961). With its focus on the “three B's” — “Bible, bath and broom” — the school taught skills such as . . . Map (db m103272) HM
5District of Columbia (Washington), Hillbrook — 3 — The School of the Three BsA Self-Reliant People — Greater Deanwood Heritage Trail —
Atop this hill are the sprawling grounds on which Nannie Helen Burroughs (1879-1961) founded the National Training School for Women and Girls in 1909. Burroughs was an outspoken advocate for women's rights, civil rights, and religious . . . Map (db m184992) HM
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Nov. 28, 2022