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CSPAN
Feb 8, 2015 1:00pm EST
botanic garden in north america originally proposed by george washington at a 1796 letter. that's today at 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. eastern time on american artifacts here on c-span3's american history tv. coming up next author and architectural historian steven hansen chronicles washington d.c.'s most famous neighborhoods, dupont circle. how and why weelth couples moved into the area in the guilded age and the 20th century. mr. hansen is the author of the history of dupont circle, center of high society in the capitol. the society hosted this event at the anderson house in washington d.c. it's just under an hour. >> good evening. i am kendall casey, the manager for the american museum institute. i'm pleased to welcome you here for our first program of our winter spring series. the american revolution institute of the society of cincinnati is a non-profit organization that works to promote the knowledge and appreciation of the achievement of american independence by supporting advanced scholarship, conducting programs, advocating preservation, and making resources available to tea
CSPAN
Apr 3, 2015 10:38pm EDT
here. that was president grant's widow julia and her entire extended family. senator george hurst and the cast of the hundreds of society's finest from the 19th and early 20th centuries. i'm not going to talk about those folks tonight. they're in the book. it's a lot of them. i want to discuss the development of dupont circle and also specifically how lars and isabelle anderson fit into the history of the neighborhood. before dupont circle was born i'd like to go back to about 1800 when the city itself was starting up. there's two classes of folks in what was considered high society at the time. that was the residential society -- the society consisted of land and southern slave owning democratic families who came to washington during the first administrations jefferson, madison. they just stayed. some of the notable residential society members were stephen decatur and madison. official society consisted of those holding political offices, presidential presidential offices and members of the corps. your status was dependent upon how long you were in town. those in town the longest pre
CSPAN
Jan 31, 2015 9:00pm EST
bell, and the bell clan, senator george hearst, bloody randolph hearst's father and the cast of the finest from the 19th and 20th century. they are in the book. i want to discuss the development of dupont circle and how larz and isabel anderson fit into the history of the neighborhood. before dupont circle was born, i would like to go back to about 1800 when the city was starting up. there are basically two classes of tools in what was considered high society. that was the residential society and the official society. members of the residential society consisted of landed, southern, slave owning, democratic families who came to washington during the first administrations of jefferson madison. and they just stayed. some of the notable residential society members were stephen decatur, and dolley madison. official society consisted of those holding political offices presidential appointees, and members of the foreign diplomatic corps. your status within official society was dependent on how long you were in town during a given year. those in town the longest presidential appointees, su
Search Results 0 to 4 of about 5 (some duplicates have been removed)