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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 work is distinctive for its care and its clarity. We integrate historical and architectural research that is readable, accessible, and specific to each client and to each project.

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, Loudoun County, VA

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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Case Study:

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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