Links To Other Website Resources
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, the independent Federal agency that promotes the preservation, and advises the President and the Congress on national historic preservation policy.
Advisory Neighborhood Commission 3E, Elected body representing American University Park, Friendship Heights and Tenleytown.
American University Archives, THS has donated it records here.
The Civil War Defenses of Washington, D.C., National Park Service website dedicated to 17 of the original DC, MD, and VA forts and batteries that circled Washington, DC, including Fort Reno.
Cleveland Park Historical Society, neighborhood non-profit preservation organization.
DC Archive, contains administrative, architectural, engineering, fiscal, genealogical, historical and legal records.
DC Historic Preservation Office, District government office that staffs the Historic Preservation Review Board and serves as the State Historic Preservation Office for purposes of the National Historic Preservation Act.
DC Preservation League, city-wide historic preservation non-profit.
DC Recorder of Deeds, on-line public records.
DC Surveyor’s Office, on-line land records.
Friends of Pierce Mill, non-profit that preserves, restores, and interprets the last working gristmill in Washington.
Historic Chevy Chase, DC, neighborhood non-profit preservation organization.
Historic Districts Coalition, informal alliance of organizations and individuals representing Washington, D.C.’s historic districts.
History Quest DC, an interactive GIS map that provides historical data on approximately 127,000 extant buildings in Washington, DC.
Library of Congress, extensive on-line photograph and map collection.
Mapping Segregation, on-going, lot-by-lot documentation of racial covenants in DC.
Matthew Gilmore’s Washington, DC History Resources blog, wide-ranging collection of a resources
The Methodist Cemetery, non-profit that manages the 1855 cemetery in Tenleytown; website includes burial records and tombstone photographs.
Montgomery County (MD) Historical Society, county-wide, non-profit organization concerned with the collection, preservation and interpretation of Montgomery County’s history and heritage.
National Historic Preservation Act, federal preservation law.
Real Estate Agents dot com, wesbite article on House History and Genealogy, listing on-line research resources.
Tenley-Friendship Library, has a small Tenleytown history reference collection.
Tenleytown Heritage Trail, self-guided walking tour of historical markers.
Tenleytown Main Street, nonprofit organization that works with residents and local businesses to strengthen the economic vitality of Tenleytown.
Washingtoniana Collection, Martin Luther King Branch, DC Public Libraries, resources and materials from the late 18th Century to the present, with a primary focus on the local city.