Tag: 1750s

Why Is It Named Mt. Pleasant?

Have you ever found yourself sitting at The Raven in the wee hours of a Saturday evening, wondering why it's called Mt. Pleasant? Well,...
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

Dumbarton House (formerly Bellevue) on Q Street: George Washington Stayed Here

This is a photo of a beautiful old mansion which still sits in upper Georgetown. Formerly known  The home was called Bellevue and sat...
Glebe Rd. and 13th

Why Is It Named Glebe Road?

Who was Mr. Glebe and why does he have such a prominent road named for him in Arlington. One would think that he was...

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