Saturday, August 1, 2015

DC history: The Crummell School and its role in the community

There's a new website in town dedicated to DC history:   This new site, created by Friends of Crummell School, presents the history of the Alexander Crummell School, information about the Ivy City community advocacy to restore the abandoned school, and more.

Crummell School is a nationally designated historic landmark.   Learn more about the school and its namesake Alexander Crummell.

Also on the website is information about friends group:

The mission of Friends of Crummell School is to achieve the restoration and reuse of the historic Alexander Crummell School, the heart of the Ivy City community, in a manner that serves, protects and uplifts area residents and their environment.

Members of Friends of Crummell School include area residents, Crummell alumni, clergy, advocates, historic preservation professionals, architects, planners and community development experts.

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