Welcome to H-DC, Washington, D.C. History and Life, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences Online. H-DC, a refereed, multi- and inter-disciplinary digital network, provides a means of communication and interaction for those who research, write, read, teach, collect, curate, and preserve Washington, DC history and culture and for those who work in cultural institutions located within DC, regardless of discipline.
Thu, February 28, 2019
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EST
Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office
437 7th Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20004
Volunteer to serve as a judge at the 2019 DC National History Day competition on Wednesday, April 10 (Junior Division) and/or Thursday, April 11 (Senior Division) at the National Archives, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, DC.
The 2019 theme is Triumph and Tragedy in History. Numerous middle and high school students in DC immerse themselves in in-depth research, and create original exhibits, documentaries, websites, performances, or papers exploring a breath of historical topics.
March 9, 2019 @ 6:30 pm-9:00 pm
Major Pierre “Peter” Charles L’Enfant’s arrival in Georgetown to design the newly established federal city in 1791 was both unexpected and unheralded. Join us as we continue the tradition of commemorating the arrival of Pierre (AKA Peter Charles L'Enfant), the designer of our great city, Washington D.C., with a grateful toast and gathering!
New Nonpartisan Institute Will Provide Students Extracurricular Opportunities to Engage with Respected Practitioners of Politics and Public Policy
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