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Sewall-Belmont House and Museum continues its cause

  Amid the famous buildings of Capitol Hill sits a small brick house with two centuries of history. The Sewall-Belmont House on the corner of Second St. and Constitution Ave. NE has been associated with our political leaders since the … Continue reading

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Fort Washington is a forgotten jewel of two centuries

Growing up near the fort just south of town, I remember walking Fort Washington’s steps and hills down to the Potomac River with great joy. Then for some reason, I went 30 years without visiting until a beautiful sunny afternoon … Continue reading

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Round 2 – Winning the War of 1812

I couldn’t resist — Americans +5 against the British in the War of 1812 in a 2.0 reproduction. It was a sucker’s bet. The re-enactment at Jefferson Patterson Park in St. Leonard, Md. on Sept. 22 pitted a dozen American … Continue reading

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