A short, photo-rich history of the Brookland neighborhood in Washington DC.
Tag: Catholic history
Antoinette Margot moved to Brookland in 1889 and built an impressive house she called Theodoron. She went on to help found St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church.
More history on the construction and design of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.
Queen’s Chapel wasn’t named for royalty, but the Queen family, who built it in the early 18th century.