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Secret Washington, DC: A Guide to The Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Bar opens at 11am, lunch served at 11:45am.
JoAnn Hill’s first book, Secret Washington, DC: A Guide to The Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure covers a wide array of lesser known locations and historical events throughout the greater Washington, DC area, uncovering the extraordinary accomplishments of women throughout American history. Hear the stories of downtown callboxes paying homage to remarkable women through art, the Joan of Arc statue in Meridian Hill Park and its elusive sword, and the former and prosperous brothel built and run by entrepreneur and madam Mary Ann Mall—now the site of a Smithsonian Museum. JoAnn offers a look at untold stories of DC’s rich history.JoAnn Hill has lived in Washington, DC with her husband Thalamus and dog Jackson for nineteen years. An avid traveler and foodie, JoAnn writes about their DC living and dining experiences, as well as their global travel adventures on her blog dcglobejotters.org. Her writing has been published in BELLA Magazine, Escape Artist, and Triptipedia. JoAnn served as a DC Public Schools teacher for 17 years before co-founding Capitol Teachers, a tutoring company servicing the greater DC area.

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Date:
September 23
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm