The Friendship House

Title

The Friendship House

Subject

The Friendship House

Description

Friendship House (also known as The Maples, Maple Square, or Duncanson House) is a Georgian townhouse, located at 619 D Street, (630 South Carolina Avenue), Southeast, Washington, D.C., in the Capitol Hill neighborhood.The Friendship House Association, founded in 1904, purchased the house in 1936, and operated a settlement house, and community center there.[As the Capitol Hill neighborhood gentrified. Arthur Capper community was part of this community center. There were arts and crafts,summer jobs,trips and many activities for youths to participate in.
It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on January 18, 1973. The property was sold in 2010, to a private developer.

Source

From: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friendship_House_%28Washington,_D.C.%29

Files

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Collection

Citation

“The Friendship House,” Arthur Capper, accessed January 26, 2021, https://arthurcapper.omeka.net/items/show/28.