Seneca Village: A Community Lost to Central Park
Seneca Village: A Community Lost to Central Park
June 17, 2013

  Since 1859, millions of people have enjoyed the natural beauty of Central Park. What do you know about the origins of Central Park? Did you know that before the park existed, the land it lies on was home to about 1,600 residents? One neighborhood that once lay within the boundaries of the park was…

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Reading into History: An Illustrator at Work and Our First Anniversary!
Reading into History: An Illustrator at Work and Our First Anniversary!
May 22, 2013

  This past Sunday, May 19th, the DCHM Reading into History family book club discussed the graphic novel/biography Around the World and got to meet its wonderful author and illustrator, Matt Phelan. We were especially lucky because Matt brought his sketchbooks that he kept while planning the book. He taught us so much about how he creates emotions…

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