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Author and Lecture Series

The Historical Society often invites distinguished authors and lecturers to speak on topics related to Washington, D.C. Members are also invited to exclusive receptions and personal meet-and-greets before or after the program.

Author Cindy Janke signs copies of her book, 
A Guide to Civil War Washington, D.C.

Special Partnership:

The Historical Society is a partner with the D.C. Public Library to present D.C. By the Book, a project which explores local Washington, and its character as a city, as brought to life by fiction. We encourage you to explore your favorite fiction at the D.C. By the Book website.

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