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The Best Commencement Speeches Given in Washington, DC
Check out the best commencement speeches ever given in Washington, DC from President John F. Kennedy to Ken Burns, Tony Snow and others. See the full lists from NPR and Vox.com.
1907 map of Gallaudet University
Exploring the Area Around Union Market and Gallaudet University in 1907
Take a journey back in time to 1907 with this map showing the area around Union Market and Gallaudet University. Learn more with this exploration of the past!
Washington, D.C., 1920. "Gripp, Mathew, [Nathan] Lahn, Troske -- Gallaudet U." Gridiron stars of the first college for the deaf, credited with inventing the football huddle in the 1920s as a way to keep its signed plays secret.
Uncovering History: How the Gallaudet University Football Team Invented the Football Huddle in the 1920s
Uncovering history: the Gallaudet University football team invented the huddle in the 1920s as a way to keep their signed plays secret. Learn more about the four players from the 1920 Gallaudet University football squad that made history.
William Stickney residence in the 1870s. William leading against building (source: adolf-cluss.org)
Exploring the Stickney House: A Look Back at a Lost D.C. Gem
Take a look back at the Stickney House, a lost D.C. gem. Read about William Stickney, the prominent Washington figure who commissioned the home, the people who lived there and its tragic demise.
1320 Florida Ave. NE - the Sprinkle family home
They Were Neighbors: Officer Sprinkle Lived Here
To satisfy your hunger for more Officer Sprinkle, I took a look into where he lived in 1900. At the time, he was 34 years old, had been married to his wife Teresa for 10 years and had been working for the Washington police force for the same amount of time. The Sprinkle family lived at 1320 Florida Ave. NE, in the Trinidad neighborhood, just outside of the boundary of old Washington city. Zillow states that the home was built in 1900, although the accuracy of that is debatable because I came across...
Robert Brent
Who Was the First Mayor of Washington?
Who was the first mayor of Washington? It wasn't Walter Washington or Marion Barry. Have you hear of Robert Brent? He was Thomas Jefferson's friend.

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