“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Hillbrook, District of Columbia Historical Markers

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By Devry Becker Jones, November 22, 2017
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District of Columbia (Washington), Hillbrook — ButterfliesThe Magic of Metamorphosis
The butterfly is a diverse insect, found in many colors and sizes. It plays an important role in ecosystems, acting as a pollinator, a food source, and an indicator of the ecosystem's well being. Fun Facts • The butterfly starts life as a . . . — Map (db m110480)
District 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
District of Columbia (Washington), Hillbrook — Lederer GardensRobert F. Lederer Community Gardens & Educational Center, MLK Sanctuary — DC Department of Parks and Recreation
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
District 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

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