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“What Magic Has Been Wrought Here” Marker image, Touch for more information
By Allen C. Browne, May 6, 2017
“What Magic Has Been Wrought Here” Marker
District of Columbia (Washington), Mahaning Heights — 13 — “What Magic Has Been Wrought Here” — A Self-Reliant People — Greater Deanwood Heritage Trail
On, May 18,1966, Crowds Gathered here to witness Lady Bird Johnson (1912-2007) rededicate eight acres of Watts Branch Park. “No one more than the residents of this area knows what magic has been wrought here at Watts . . . — Map (db m130785) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Mahaning Heights — Fort Mahan — Civil War Defenses of Washington
Fort Mahan Civil War Defenses of Washington 1861-1865 Earthworks of Fort Mahan are visible; follow path at the top of the hill. [Illustration:] Fort Mahan from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers drawing. - Fort . . . — Map (db m46083) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Mahaning Heights — 14 — From Gambling to Garden Apartments — A Self-Reliant People — Greater Deanwood Heritage Trail
If you had stood here 100 years ago, you might have heard the cheering crowds and thundering hoofbeats of Benning Racetrack just across the tracks to your right. Beginning in 1890, Benning was the best-equipped race course in Washington. . . . — Map (db m130786) HM

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