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DCNRHS Hosts C&O Historical Society for Union Station Tour

posted Aug 10, 2012, 8:11 AM by James Lilly   [ updated Aug 11, 2012, 8:48 AM ]
At the request of the C&O Historical Society (COHS), DCNRHS volunteers provided a historical 50 minute walking tour of Union Station today in support of the COHS' annual convention which runs August 7 - 12, 2012 in Alexandria. The tour talk included information about the station – about its genesis, about the building itself, it's history and major events, about its connection to railroads in Washington, D.C. and the way it illustrates the history of Washington and then finish with a quick look at the future.   DCNRHS would like to thank John Hankey and William Wright for providing technical assistance in the development of the program. Photo by Mary Ries