23 Aug 2017

Events:

The Set List: August 23 – September 6

Fall tours are just getting underway in the DC area. Check out these shows you won't want to pass up!


22 Aug 2017

News:

Hill Buzz: Still on Vacay

Hey everyone! Claudia is still on the road, after enjoying the eclipse along the PATH OF TOTALITY. Hill Buzz will be back next week with all the Capitol Hill news you’ve come to expect and love. See you next week! Don’t forget to tag your photos with #thehillishome  


21 Aug 2017

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: Charles R. Pickford

I have spent the last two weeks talking about Pickford Place, and one of the Pickford brothers who gave it its name. Today, we will look at the other Pickford brother, and his sad demise. Charles R. Pickford was, like his brother, born in Canada, and later moved to the United States, eventually settling in […]


14 Aug 2017

Things We Take For Granted:

Shhhh! We’re Vacationing!

We are *gasp* taking actual vacations! Crazy, right? But with a week left before school starts, and adventures calling, we are going to turn off our phones for a few days to soak in some of the great outdoors with our family and friends. We’ll be back to it next week! In the meantime, we […]


14 Aug 2017

History:

Lost Capitol Hill: Thomas H. Pickford

Last week, I wrote about Pickford Place, and the some of its history. Today and next week, I will look at its namesakes: two builders who were not unimportant in filling the Hill in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries. Thomas H. Pickford was born in Canada to Irish-Canadian parents. He was one of nine children. […]


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