District of Columbia’s first 4th of July – 1801

District of Columbia’s first 4th of July – 1801

BY Matthew B. Gilmore


The July 4th holiday has not always been recognized as a national holiday (only since 1870) but observations began in the District of Columbia since its earliest days.

Talk and Book Signing: Rip the Angels from Heaven: A Novel

Historian David Krugler visits One More Page Books in Arlington to talk about and sign copies of his new novel, Rip the Angels from Heaven, a historical spy thriller set in Washington, D.C., during the summer of 1945. Rip the Angels from Heaven is the sequel to his 2016 novel The Dead Don't Bleed, also set in wartime Washington.


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