The category covers sites that deal with the local history of Washington, DC, including historic buildings and sites.

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The Historical Society of Washington, DC
Local history society. Has a searchable catalog of its collections and information on programs and exhibits.
Bibliography of the District of Columbia
Bibliography of books, maps, newspapers and magazine articles on the subject up to 1898. Digitized full text (211 pages) of the 1900 edition from Google Books.
Boundary Stones of Washington, D.C.
Describes and locates the 40 boundary stones placed in 1791 and 1792 to demarcate the boundaries of the District of Columbia. Includes photos and interactive map.
The Capital and the Bay: Narratives of Washington and the Chesapeake Bay Region, ca. 1600-1925
A digital library of 141 books from the collections of the Library of Congress dealing with the history of Washington and the Chesapeake Bay area of Maryland and Virginia. Search by keyword or browse by subject, author, or title. Documents are displayed in text-only or page image form.
Flag of the District of Columbia
Brief account of how DC got its flag. From DC Watch magazine.
The George Washington University: Gelman Library Special Collections
Extensive collections on the history of the university and on local history. Information on the library and its holdings, which can be searched or browsed online, collection finding aids, an encyclopedia on the history of the university and its Foggy Bottom neighborhood and links to digital collections in local university libraries.
H-DC, Washington, D.C. History Network
Refereed discussion list on Washington, DC, history and culture. Has forum, book reviews, bibliographies and links to online resources.
HMdb.org: District of Columbia Markers
Information on historical markers, with photos.
The Mall
History of the Capital's central park and its development in the 19th and 20th centuries. Plans, photos, drawings, and bibliography.
Political Graveyard
Burial places of politicians.
Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Volume 19
1916 volume of essays on DC local history and records of the Society. Digitized text of the original edition from Google Books.
Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Volume 5
1902 volume of essays on DC local history and records of the Society. Digitized full text of the original 1902 edition from Google Books.
Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Volume 7
1904 volume of essays on DC local history and records of the Society. Digitized text of the original edition from Google Books.
Records of the Columbia Historical Society, Volume 9
1906 volume of essays on DC local history and records of the Society. Digitized text of the original edition from Google Books.
The Seat of Government of the United States
By Joseph B. Varnum, Jr. 1854 work discusses the decision about where to locate the Federal capital and the subsequent development of Washington. Digitized full text (121 pages) of the original 1854 edition from Google Books.
Walks about Washington
By Francis E. Leupp. 1915 informal account of Washington history and sights. Digitized full text (291 pages) of the 1915 edition from Google Books. Includes drawings by Lester G. Hornby.
Washington, DC History
Brief history of the city from 1571 to 1817.
Wikipedia: History of Washington, D.C.
Article from the online encyclopedia Wikipedia.
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