02 Dec 2019

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02 Dec 2019


Lost Capitol Hill: Sayles Jenks Bowen

In writing about the post-Civil War renumbering of the city’s houses last week, I briefly mentioned Mayor Sayles Jenks Bowen, pictured on left. While his connection to Capitol Hill is tenuous, he deserves a second look for his ability to get into trouble. Good trouble, as the case was. Born in Scipio, New York in […]

28 Nov 2019

Hill Buzz

I don’t know you about you guys, but I have been ready to eat all the stuffing since last week. I’m currently high on sweet potato pie and blanket warmth. Wherever you are right now, I am grateful that you’re taking the time to read this blog. Every week, I put together this post because […]

25 Nov 2019


Lost Capitol Hill: Ninth Street East pt 2

As described last week, the house numbering scheme in Washington D.C. through the 1860s was a bit of a mess. And the post-Civil War period in Washington was about nothing if not cleaning up messes – often those created by the huge number of people who had moved to the nation’s capital during that struggle. […]

22 Nov 2019


A Great Thanksgiving on the Hill

The secret to a good Thanksgiving resides somewhere in the magic of a not-dry turkey, the perfect stuffing, and an uneasy truce between the lovers and haters of canned cranberry sauce. But here are a few more ideas to make your Thanksgiving on the Hill the best one you’ve ever had– whether it’s your first […]

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