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Southern City, National Ambition: The Growth of Washington, D.C., 1800-1860

October 14, 1995 – March 3, 1996

Anacostia Community Museum
1901 Fort Place, SE
Washington, DC

Location: Main Gallery

This exhibition reflects the early growth and development of Washington as an urban center, focusing on its communities and architecture. A collaboration between the Anacostia Museum and The Octagon Museum, the exhibition is divided between the two sites.