August 31, 2015


Check out the September edition of the Hill Rag to read an article on N&M House Detectives: Unlocking History.

August 24, 2015

Carolina Theatre 1913 - 1952

The Carolina Theatre opened in 1913. It was a one storybrick building which contained a store and theatre and was operated by Samuel & Herman Robbin.  It was designed by B. F. Meyers with a seating capacity of 280 and a main entrance on Nort...

August 17, 2015

Prout was one of the 19 landowners who signed the 1791 agreement with President George Washington to convey portions of their land to the United States government to create a permanent seat of government.


William Prout is a very important person in DC history and made...

August 17, 2015


The site of the Civil War prison at 1st and A Streets, NE which is now the site of the Supreme Court has an interesting history. It was originally acquired from the Carroll family to accommodate the U.S. Capitol. Located at 1st and A Streets NE in Washington, D.C...

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Between 1865 and 1867 Charles Gessford and Stephen Flanagan partnered in building 16 attached row houses on 11th Street, SE (132-144 Eleventh Street,...

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