Category Archives: Washington, D.C.

After 23 Years, This Sweet Briar Girl Is Still Studying Art History

Sweet Briar College was the perfect place for this shy, studious girl to continue her education. Going to school on a former 3,300-acre Virginia plantation, enjoying the company of a special circle of friends and learning from several professors who were … Continue reading

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A Glass Armonica, A Samuel Yellin Chandelier and Betsy Shed’s Sampler, All Under One Washington, D.C. Roof

Transcribing a manuscript journal can be a big undertaking, but there’s nothing like the discoveries you make while doing so. After you get accustomed to the diarist’s handwriting, you become engrossed in descriptions of daily life, wondering what will happen … Continue reading

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