Joshua R. Giddings Elementary School /Sports and Health Gym (Former Results Gym)
Originally built in 1887, the J.R. Giddings School is considered a hi...
The History of Joshua R. Giddings Elementary School
October 12, 2017
New Article on N&M House Detective
August 31, 2015
Between 1865 and 1867 Charles Gessford and Stephen Flanagan partnered in building 16 attached row houses on 11th Street, SE (132-144 Eleventh Street,...
Philadelphia Row on Capitol Hill
December 18, 2017
Franklin Pierce Weller was a long serving druggist on Capitol Hill, starting in the 1890s, operating his business for several decades. During the early eighties he served as a pharmacist in the United States Navy on board the U. S. S. Galena. Upon his retirement from the Navy he engaged in private practice and opened a drug store in Washington at 755 Eighth Street, SE which has been a landmark for a generation.
He served in the hospital corps of the District National Guard for 27 years. He was a member of the Metropolitan Presbyterian Church, of the De Molay Commandery, Knights Templar, and St. John’s Lodge, F. A. A. M.