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What Once Was

by Stephen A. Hansen*

Col. Truesdell’s “Widow’s Mite”

Perhaps no one person had as much influence on the development of Kalorama Triangle as did Col. George Truesdell. Truesdell was born in 1842 in Fairmount, New York, and was a Civil War veteran, having been commissioned as a major and paymaster in the army. After the war, he worked ...

Ford’s Theater: The Site of Multiple Tragedies

What Ultimately Happened to William Tunnicliff’s Two Hotels? –- Part 3

What Ultimately Happened to William Tunnicliff’s Two Hotels? — Part 2

What Ultimately Happened to William Tunnicliff’s Two Hotels? – Part 1

Samuel W. Woodward: Department Store Magnate and Real Estate Developer

Franklin House: Home of Peggy O’Neale

The Site of the Russian Trade Representative

The Fosters: Three Generations of Secretaries of State

A Slave Owner Once Lived in Kalorama Park

*Stephen A. Hansen is an historic preservation specialist, Washington, DC historian, and principal at DC Historic Designs, LLC. He also authors the blog Virtual Architectural Archaeology.