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July at a Glance
Saturday, July 19
Public Programs
Member Research Day
Make an appointment to research in the Historical Society's library.
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Thursday, July 24
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Public Programs
Window to Washington Curator-Led Exhibition Tour
Join us for a guided tour of the Historical Society's Window to Washington exhibition with Lucinda Prout Janke. This updated exhibition tells the story of the development of the nation's capital from its earliest foundations through the 1960s using selections of maps, paintings, prints, and photographs from the 4,000-piece Kiplinger Washington Collection.

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Wednesday, July 30
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Public Programs
Paint the Town Green! OAPIA Art Mural Project
“Come and join us to Paint the Town Green! OAPIA, in partnership with the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. and the Korean Heritage Foundation, will host an art mural project open to all students from grades K-12.
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Wednesday, July 30
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM Public Programs
Wikipedia Edit a-thon: Battle of Fort Stevens
The Battle of Fort Stevens Edit-a-thon is an opportunity to celebrate the July anniversary of the Civil War battle that took place in Washington while utilizing the unique resources at Historical Society of Washington, D.C. to improve the Battle of Fort Stevens page.
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Looking Forward

Wednesday, August 06
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM Public Programs
Wikipedia Edit a-thon: Battle of Fort Stevens
The Battle of Fort Stevens Edit-a-thon is an opportunity to celebrate the July anniversary of the Civil War battle that took place in Washington while utilizing the unique resources at Historical Society of Washington, D.C. to improve the Battle of Fort Stevens page.
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Thursday, August 07
06:30 PM - 08:00 PM Public Programs
DC By the Book Tour Testing Workshop
Come critique the DC by the Book mobile app and help us perfect the Mount Vernon, Foggy Bottom, and U Street tours.
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Wednesday, August 13
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM Public Programs
Wikipedia Edit a-thon: Battle of Fort Stevens
The Battle of Fort Stevens Edit-a-thon is an opportunity to celebrate the July anniversary of the Civil War battle that took place in Washington while utilizing the unique resources at Historical Society of Washington, D.C. to improve the Battle of Fort Stevens page.
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Saturday, August 23
All Day Event Public Programs
House History Workshop
Learn how to research your house's history
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