Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

A House Divided: February 21, 2010 - February 27, 2010

DC planners approve Ft. Stevens project

The Washington D.C.'s Office of Planning voted yesterday to grant a church the variance it sought to construct a five-story addition at the edge of Ft. Stevens' national park, the place where President Lincoln observed the Confederate attack on the...

By Linda Wheeler  |  February 24, 2010; 6:34 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

USS Constellation combatted slave trade

This weekend in Baltimore, staff of the historic USS Constellation are offering a tour and discussion of the ship's history in the fight against the trans-Atlantic slave trade. She chased and caught the slaver Cora, as told in this dramatic...

By Linda Wheeler  |  February 23, 2010; 11:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Church project threatens Ft. Stevens

A few weeks ago, it appeared that a meeting of minds between good people on each side would save the day for Ft. Stevens in Northwest Washington, D.C., the fortification that President Lincoln visited when Confederate forces advanced on the...

By Linda Wheeler  |  February 22, 2010; 2:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company