Tag: Mary Foote Henderson

Winfield Scott Hancock statue

What Happened to Hancock Circle at 16th and U?

Many of you are probably shocked to hear that there was a traffic circle at 16th and U St. The intersection is already a...
Boundary Castle

Three Stories About Boundary Castle

Meridian Hill was once graced with the presence of a magnificent castle. Yes, a castle. Boundary Castle, also known as Henderson Castle and sometimes Prospect...
Proposed Executive Mansion sponsored by Mary Foote Henderson

Proposed White House on Meridian Hill

Here's a good one from the Library of Congress archives. It's a drawing of the proposed new Executive Mansion, to be built...