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August at a Glance
Thursday, August 07
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Public Programs
DC By the Book Tour Testing Workshop
Please join us for a critique and feedback session of the DC By the Book Tours app. We’re at a key moment with several tours created. We’re ready to perfect the content and experience, followed by a full-court press to get the word out.
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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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Saturday, August 23
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM Public Programs
A Go-Go Conversation: Searchin' Your Original Soul
Join us for a conversation with musician Donald Tillery about the early days of Go-Go music in Washington D.C. Lloyd Pinchback, an original member of go-go band The Soul Searchers will join his former band mate for this illuminating conversation.

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Looking Forward

Saturday, September 27
10:00 AM - 02:00 PM Public Programs
Weekend Research Hours
Make an appointment to research in the Historical Society's library.
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