18 Sep 2017


Lost Capitol Hill: The Second Baptist Church

The number and variety of churches on Capitol Hill has always been of great interest to me; particularly those that were the first to make their way to this part of the city. Today’s installment is a look at a church that was part of the Hill from the earliest days until 1957. Second Baptist […]

13 Feb 2017


Lost Capitol Hill: Fourth Street Methodist Church

I wrote last week of the first Ebenezer church on 4th Street SE. Today we will look at its replacement – a building that is still standing. It is unsurprising that a church built in 1811 would have become out of date and unusable by 1857. This is exactly what happened to Ebenezer. In spite of […]

02 Jan 2017


Lost Capitol Hill: Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church

The Capitol Hill United Methodist Church is one of the newer church buildings on the Hill, standing on Seward Square since 1964. The congregation, however, has existed since 1960, when four Hill Methodist churches merged and moved into the house of worship of one of them: the Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church. This congregation, in turn, […]

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