The Dunbar Shaw Historic Society invites you to:
Saturday, October 27, 2012
(Rain date: Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012)
Meeting point: Florida Avenue Park, 11 am
Did you know that the Dunbar Shaw community
is, adjacent to the neighborhood and home of famous
African-American poet Paul Laurence Dunbar; activist,
minister, and former DC Shadow Senator Jesse Jackson;
former DC mayor Walter Washington; and many other
prominent and history-making African-Americans. Did
you know that our community is the center of population
of the District of Columbia?
Come join ANC Commissioner Bradley Thomas and
local historian Jennifer Ragins on a walking tour to get
to know this neighborhood’s rich history.
RSVP or Questions email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Dunbar Shaw community is a thriving residential Old City
neighborhood located in the northwest quadrant of Ward
5. It is part of the historic Shaw School Urban
Renewal Area, named after General Robert Shaw who
led African American troops in the Civil War, and lies
within L’Enfant’s planned City of Washington.