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The History of Mt. Pleasant: From Pleasant Plains to The Raven
Have you ever wondered why Mt. Pleasant is called Mt. Pleasant? Learn the story of how James Holmead's land grant in 1727 became the Mt. Pleasant neighborhood of today. Plus, see an old land survey from 1804!
Que Street NW between 27 and 28, "Bellevue" Rittenhouse home, built about 1750, was the home of Joseph Nourse and Washington was a frequent guest here - #544
The Moving of a Georgetown Landmark: How Bellevue Became Dumbarton House
Visit the historic home of Bellevue in Upper Georgetown, DC, built around 1750 and once the residence of Joseph Nourse and a frequent guest of George Washington. Learn more and explore the area today!
Glebe Rd. and 13th
Glebe Road: History of Modern Day Arlington County
Learn about Glebe Road. It dates back to the 1700s and initially was known as the "Road to the Falls" taking travelers from Alexandria to Great Falls.

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