Oct
13
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THE CAPITAL GETS STONED – LITERALLY!

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Boundary Stones – There were Forty of Them Few People realize that surrounding Washington DC are boundary stones that mark the perimeter of the Capital City. The […]

Oct
10
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Where in the World is Freddy?

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Freddy is Missing ? Roosevelt Hall located on Fort Lesley J. McNair began as the home of the US Army War College – a concept conceived by […]

Oct
6
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A Great Foundation Deserves a Great Book

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Breaking News… 06 October 2016 – As of this date Images of America – Fort Lesley J. McNair is now available in Marshall Hall of the National […]

Sep
22
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Brick, Brick, Wall and a Few Buildings Too! (Part 1)

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The Capital City Needs A New Federal Penitentiary – Part 1 When President John Quincy Adams tapped Charles Bulfinch, the architect from Boston, to design the first […]

Sep
15
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Association of the Oldest Inhabitants of Washington DC

Upcoming Event – Presentation   On FRIDAY – 16 SEPTEMBER 2016, John Michael will have the honor of addressing this noted group whose history goes back to […]

Jul
21
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BOOK REVIEW – On Point Magazine

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JOURNAL of THE ARMY HISTORICAL FOUNDATION On Point Magazine: The Journal of Army History has been published as the Foundation’s quarterly journal since 1995. In addition to publishing various articles […]

May
16
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Mr Steen Goes to Washington – Arsenal That Is

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Producing a book of history,  one that chronicles over two centuries of activity is none the less a challenge in itself.  Besides locating and assembling the content […]

Nov
7
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Grant Hall Open House 07 NOV 2015

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Historic Fort Lesley J. McNair                 Grant Hall – Where The Trial Took Place Nearly 500 people braved the chilly […]

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