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Here is a great walking tour and map of the Old Glebe Civic Association area. Grab a neighbor and explore our beautiful community.
May 2006: Here is the report submitted to the Parks Department following the discovery of a cache of Civil War artifacts during the construction of the dog park at Ft. Ethan Allen. This is a detailed, comprehensive report that should be of interest to all historians in Old Glebe.
Recent photograph of of our community.
1988 Mr. Lincoln's Forts - A Guide to the Civil War Defenses of Washington. White Mane Publishing Company. Cooling, Benjamin Franklin III, and Walton H. Owen II.
1962 Aerial photograph series. On file at the Division of Planning, Arlington County, Virginia.
1952 Fort Ethan Allen, Etc. Subdivisions. On file at the Division of Planning, Arlington County, Virginia.
1934 Aerial photograph series: aerial of fort, aerial of fort and school, and aerial of trenches along Potomac. On file at the Division of Planning, Arlington County, Virginia.
1865 Map of the environs of Washington (close up): compiled from Boschkes' map of the District of Columbia and from surveys of the U.S. Coast Survey showing the line of the defences of Washington as constructed during the war from 1861 to 1865 inclusive / to accompany the report on the defences of Washington by Bvt. Major Genl. J.G. Barnard, Col. of Engineers, late Chief Engineer of Defences &c. On file at the Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. Barnard, J.E.
1865 Plan Showing Quartermaster Property at Fort Ethan Allen - Defenses of Washington South of Potomac. Record Group 77, National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Maryland; page 120 in Cooling and Owen 1988. United States Army Corps of Engineers.
1864 Map of the Defenses of Washington (close up). Record Group 77, National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, Maryland. Black and White facsimiles available at the Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.; page 113, in Cooling and Owen 1988. Barnard, J.E.
1862 Map of Falls Church and vicinity of Lewinsville, Virginia : showing Union picket lines October 30th 1862. On file at the Virginia Historical Society in Richmond, Virginia. Available online at the Library of Congress webpage at http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/browse/ListSome.php?category=Maps. Sneden.
Saegmuller School. Date Unknown.
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