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DC Community Heritage

DC is home to many distinct neighborhoods and communities; explore the community heritage resources below to learn their stories:

DC Neighborhood Resources 

Cultural Tourism DC's Neighborhood Heritage Trails are the official walking trails of Washington, DC. Take a stroll through DC history when you follow one our our self-guided walking trails. Each trail sign combines stories, historic photos, and maps.

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Community Heritage Resources

DC Community Heritage Project

From Germany to America: Shaping a Capital City Worthy of A Republic
From Germany to America: Shaping a Capital City Worthy of A Republic” is an illustrated brochure of the life history and work of District of Columbia government’s official architect Adolf Cluss

Jewish Washington - Downtown Walking Tour
Downtown Jewish Washington is an illustrated walking tour and historical timeline for the downtown's buildings and sites associated with members of the Jewish faith.

Kappa Historic Heritage Trail
Kappa Historic Heritage Trail profiles a sites at Howard University and Northwest Washington related to the history and heritage of this college fraternity, established at Howard, and its members.