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~  Smithsonian Institution Building, Washington, DC  ~
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~  Laborers at the Washington Cotton Mills, circa 1911  ~
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~  Douglass Elementary School, Loudoun County VA  ~
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~  Blaine Mansion, Washington DC  ~
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~  PNC Bank, Washington DC  ~
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~  Torpedo shop at the Washington Navy Yard, circa 1917  ~
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~  Employees at printing presses in the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, circa 1904  ~

Since 1999, History Matters has provided historical analysis and preservation consulting to:

Owners of historic properties
Individuals and private companies
Non-profit organizations
Local, state, and federal agencies

We specialize in historic resource documentation; we nominate properties to the National Register of Historic Places; and we advise owners who rehabilitate historic buildings.

History Matters has a distinctive approach to our work, which is creative, cost-effective, and customized to meet the specific needs of our clients.

From left: American Can Company, Miller Factory, Baltimore, Maryland;  
Tower House, Fairfax County, Virginia;
 The Clark Royster House, Clarksville Historic District, Clarksville, Virginia
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Willowsford

Founded in 2010, Willowsford is a 4,000 acre planned community in western Loudoun County, Virginia. Located 40 miles west of Washington, DC, Willowsford includes four villages of single family homes, a 300-acre working farm...
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Douglass Elementary School, Loudoun County, VA

Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) wanted to replace the 1958 Douglass Elementary School building with a larger facility. LCPS sought History Matters' expertise to develop historical information about the original school in order to help...
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