Founding of Capitol Hill

This event was a book launch and discussion with the three co-authors, editor, and mapmaker of the book, Creating Capitol Hill: Place,… read more

This event was a book launch and discussion with the three co-authors, editor, and mapmaker of the book, Creating Capitol Hill: Place, Proprietors, and People. Published by the U.S. Capitol Historical Society, the book details how the District of Columbia was chosen, how the land was purchased, and how the neighborhood and city developed in the early years of the republic. The event also included a talk by Mount Vernon’s Dean Malissa portraying George Washington, who was instrumental in locating and founding the U.S. Capitol. close

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Founding of Capitol Hill

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Program ID:
447150-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 15, 2018 | 6:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Sep 08, 2018 | 8:40am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Jul 15, 2018 | 6:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 15, 2018 | 10:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 16, 2018 | 4:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 21, 2018 | 10:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 08, 2018 | 8:40am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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