Anacostia’s Historic Boathouses: Walking Tour

Eastern Power Boat Club 1301 Water Street SE

Join DCPL for an engaging walking tour featuring Anacostia's Historic Boathouses. This tour will traverse between 0.7 miles to 1.0 mile and begins at the Eastern Power Boat Club. Learn about the history of boating in Southeast DC, with a specific focus on the community of Black boaters who found a home along the Anacostia ... Read more

Challenging the Patriarchy: The Furies Collective in Capitol Hill

Northeast Neighborhood Library 330 Seventh Street NE

Furies members in their office at 219 11th Street, SE, 1972. Photo copyright 2010 by JEB (Joan E. Biren). As the headquarters of the short-lived, but consequential Furies Collective, a modest rowhouse on Capitol Hill played an important role in the articulation of lesbian feminist separatism, an influential school of thought that inspired a widespread women’s ... Read more

C & O Canal Boat Tour

C & O Canal National Historic Park 1057 Thomas Jefferson Street NW

Join DCPL for an engaging, hour-long boat tour of the C & O Canal through Georgetown Heritage. Learn abut the history, technology, and culture of the C & O Canal, a landmark that dates back to the 1800s. A hub of transport and industry, the canal operated from 1831 to 1934. Chat with other preservation-minded ... Read more

Real Estate Seminars: Historic Preservation 101 & 201

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library 901 G St. NW, Washington, DC

DC Real Estate Agents and Appraisers can earn three required continuing education credits in this free, three-hour course focused on historic preservation in the District of Columbia. HP 101 will provide a general overview of historic preservation in the District with a focus on architectural styles, design guidelines, and historic districts, while HP 201 will ... Read more