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Wikipedia Description: Brookland, Washington, D.C.
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Brookland is a neighborhood in the Northeast quadrant of Washington, D.C., historically centered along 12th Street NE. Brookland is bounded by 9th Street NE to the west, Rhode Island Avenue NE to the south, and South Dakota Avenue to the east. Michigan Avenue is the northern boundary between 9th and 14th Streets; however, Brookland also includes the Mount St. Sepulchre Franciscan Monastery, which gives the neighborhood a northward panhandle between 14th and South Dakota that extends to Taylor Street. The President Lincoln and Soldiers' Home National Monument is also located near Brookland. (It is technically in Park View.) The Lincoln cottage was the once rural place where President Abraham Lincoln spent the summers of 1862 to 1864, to escape the heat and political pressures of Washington. Brookland has been nicknamed "Little Rome" by some for the many Catholic institutions clustered around The Catholic University of America (CUA), Brookland's main attraction.
Brookland is served by the Brookland-CUA station on the Red Line of the Washington Metro.
* Brooks Mansion
* Franciscan Monastery
* Lincoln cottage
* Ralph Bunche House
* Sterling Brown House
* St. Anthony's Catholic School & Church
* Robert C. Weaver House
* Zora Neale Hurston House
* John P. Davis House
* The Ukrainian Catholic National Shrine of the Holy Family
* Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
* The Catholic University of America
* Pope John Paul II Cultural Center
* Trinity University
* United States Conference of Catholic Bishops national headquarters
* Archbishop Carroll High School
* Dance Place
* St. Anselm's Abbey School
For most of the 19th century the area was farmland owned by the prominent Middletown, and Queen families; Bellair, the 1840 brick ...More...
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2014 photos: Equipment this year: I mostly used my Fuji XS-1 camera but, depending on the event, I also used a Nikon D7000.
Trips this year:
three Civil War Trust conferences (Winchester, VA, Nashville, TN, and Atlanta, GA),
Michigan to visit mom in the hospice before she died and then a return trip after she died, and
my 9th consecutive San Diego Comic-Con trip (including Las Vegas, Reno, Carson City, Sacramento, Oakland, and Los Angeles).
Ego strokes: Paul Dickson used one of my photos as the author photo in his book "Aphorisms: Words Wrought by Writers".
Number of photos taken this year: just over 470,000.
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