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An evening with Chip Reid

City Tavern 3206 M Street Northwest, Washington, DC, United States

Join us on January 25th, 2024, for a fireside reception, book talk, and signing featuring Chip Reid for his book, "Battle Scars." Twenty Years Later: 3d Battalion 5th Marines Looks Back at the Iraq War and How it Changed Their Lives.

The Syphaxes of VA and DC: Enslavement and Freedom and their connection to the Washington, Custis, and Lee families.

City Tavern 3206 M Street Northwest, Washington, DC, United States

Stephen Hammond is a 7th generation member of the Syphax family of Washington, DC. He has documented his ancestors' connections to several historically significant sites, including Mount Vernon, Arlington House, Abingdon, Decatur House, and Freedmen's Village. Mr. Hammond, a geologist, has retired from a productive 40-year career with the United States Geological Survey where he […]

Julie Farnam: Domestic Darkness

City Tavern 3206 M Street Northwest, Washington, DC, United States

After being named Assistant Director of Intelligence for the Capitol Police just days before the 2020 election, Julie Farnam warned its leadership of the upcoming insurrection, sharing that “Congress itself is the target on the 6th.” Farnam says her warnings were ignored. With the author's first-hand accounts, Domestic Darkness takes us inside the explosive events […]

Recollecting and Retelling Black Georgetown

City Tavern 3206 M Street Northwest, Washington, DC, United States

City Tavern Preservation Foundation invites you to join us for a celebration of the 25th anniversary of Breena Clarke’s beloved novel River, Cross My Heart, an Oprah book club selection. Her debut novel depicts the life of an African American family and the Georgetown community in the early 20th century. Breena Clarke in conversation with […]

Colonial Taverns: The Birthplace of Revolution and Community

City Tavern 3206 M Street Northwest, Washington, DC, United States

Join us for an evening with James Johnston as he shares his research and experiences about these unique establishments.   Doors open with a cash bar at 6PM Presentation starts at 6:30PM Tickets are $10 per person. Thanks to the generosity of a donor, we are offering 50 complimentary tickets for Colonial Taverns: The Birthplace […]

A Lecture by urban planner and community resilience expert Danielle Arigoni

City Tavern 3206 M Street Northwest, Washington, DC, United States

City Tavern Preservation Foundation together with CNU DC presents A Lecture by urban planner and community resilience expert Danielle Arigoni. Thursday, June 20th Doors Open, Cash Bar: 6:00pm Lecture: 6:30pm Q&A: 7:15pm Free to Public - Registration on Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/o/city-tavern-preservation-foundation-35507423193 Danielle Arigoni is an urban planner, community resilience expert, and a committed bicycle and bike […]

Christmas in July Sale