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WHAT:

Know Your Neighborhood: A Historical Tour Through CUA/Brookland

WHEN:

Tuesday, Sept. 24
Thursday, Sept. 26
Tuesday, Oct. 1.
Thursday, Oct. 3
All events run from 4 to 5 p.m.

WHERE: The Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Ave. N.E.
Washington, D.C.
 
DETAILS:
Did you know that Thomas Jefferson was once a guest on what is today the Catholic University campus? That Brookland was called “Little Rome” because it housed so many religious communities? Do you know where on campus the Civil War-era Fort Slemmer once sat? Where the Brooks Mansion is?
 
Robert Malesky and John Feeley, Brookland residents and CUA alums, will answer these questions and illuminate Brookland’s history through a series of presentations and tours that are free and open to the public.
 
  • “An Illustrated Tour Through the History of Catholic University”
    Tuesday, Sept. 24, 4 to 5 p.m.
    John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library, May Gallery
    Malesky gives a slideshow presentation on the history of the University.
     
  • “A Historical Tour Through the History of Catholic University”
    Thursday, Sept. 26, 4 to 5 p.m.
    Front of Mullen Library
    Malesky leads a tour of campus.
     
  • “An Illustrated Tour of the Brookland Neighborhood”
    Tuesday, Oct. 1, 4 to 5 p.m.
    Mullen Library, May Gallery
    Feeley gives a slideshow presentation on the history of Brookland.
     
  • “A Historical Tour of Brookland”
    Thursday, Oct. 3, 4 to 5 p.m.
    Front of Mullen Library
    Feeley leads a tour of Brookland.
For more information, contact Maria Mazzenga, education archivist, at Mazzenga@cua.edu.
 
SPONSOR: CUA Libraries

 

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