Historic Tenleytown - Subdivisions and Neighborhoods


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Suggested Reading

* In local history reference collection (non-circulating) at Tenley-Friendship Library. See adult librarian on second floor.

Alota, Amy. George Washington Never Slept Here: Stories Behind Street Names of Washington, DC, Chicago: Bonus books, 1993

* Archeological Reports (DC Historic Preservation Office)

* Biard, Dorothy and Frank Haendler, "Grant Road in Tenleytown, Northwest Washington: A Historic District in DC," Washington, DC, 2000.

* Cooling, Benjamin Franklin III, Jubal Early's Raid on Washington, 1864

* Cooling, Benjamin Franklin III and Walton H. Owen II. Mr. Lincoln's Forts: A Guide to the Civil War Defenses of Washington, 2nd ed. , Lanham, MD, Scarecrow Press, 2010. (First edition 1988).

* Cortez, Irina, "History of an Age: From Fort Reno to Reno City, 1865-1940," Rock Creek National Park, 2003 (DCSHPO Archaeological Report # 357)

* District of Columbia Heritage Trails (composite of brochures, English version) Brochures, in Spanish as well as English available at http://www.culturaltourismdc.org/portal/neighborhood-heritage-trails

Dilts, Bryon Lee. 1870 Index District of Columbia Census Index, Salt Lake City, UT, 1985

* Dryden, Steve, Peirce Mill: Two Hundred Years in the Nation's Capital, Washington, DC, Bergamot, 2009.

* Footsteps: Historical Walking Tours of Chevy Chase, Cleveland Park, Tenleytown, Friendship, Washington, DC, Neighborhood Planning Councils 2 and 3, 1976,

* Hanrahan, Jeanne Beck and Ginny Callanen. Janney Days 1925-2000: A Brief History of Bernard T. Janney Elementary School, Washington, DC, 2001.

* Helm, Judith Beck. Tenleytown, DC: Country Village into City Neighborhood, Washington, DC, Tennelly Press, 1981, 2000.

* Heyden, Neil, "The Fort Reno Community: The Conversion and Its Causes," 1981

* Historic Resources Survey of Tenleytown, Washington, DC, Tenleytown Historical Society, 2003.

* Johnston, James H. and Margaret Loughborough. The Recollections of Margaret Cabell Brown Loughborough, Lanham, MD, Hamilton Books, 2010.

* Lalley, Thomas L., "History of St. Ann's Church," The Catholic History Society of Washington Newsletter 2003-2005, Potomac Catholic Heritage 2007.

Mikhalevsky, Nina, Dear Daughters: A History of Mount Vernon Seminary and College, Washington, DC, Mount Vernon Seminary and College Alumnae Association, 2001.

* Origins, and Origins II, Washington, DC, Neighborhood Planning Councils 2 and 3, ca. 1975.

O'Sullivan, Sister Mary Cecilia. A Century of Caring: The Sisters of Bon Secours in the United States, 1881-1981, York, PA, The Maple Press Company, 1982.

Pippenger, Wesley E. DC Ancestors: A Guide to Records of DC, Westminster, MD, Willow Bend Books, 2009.

* Provine, Dorothy. Compensated Emancipation in the District of Columbia: Petitions under the Act of April 16, 1862, Westminster, MD, Willow Bend Books, 2005.

* Rispin, Amy, "A History of Brookdale," Brookdale (MD) Citizens Assn., 2013

Scott, Pamela. A Directory of District of Columbia Architects, 1822-1960, Washington, DC; DC Historic Preservation Office, September 1999.

Sluby, Paul E, Sr., Bury Me Deep: Burial Places Past and Present in and Nearby Washington, DC, A Historical Review and Reference Manual, Washington, DC, 2009.

Sluby, Paul E. and Stanton L. Wormley. Selected Small Cemeteries of Washington, DC, Washington, DC, Columbian Harmony Society (private printing), 1987.

Smith, Katherine Schneider. Washington at Home: An Illustrated History of the Neighborhoods in the Nation's Capital, 2nd ed., Baltimore, MD, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010 (First edition1988).

Spilsbury, Gail. Rock Creek Park, Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003.

* "St. Ann's Church Centennial History," South Hackensack, NJ, Custombook Inc., 1969.

Thompson, Nancy F. and Eugene A., Facets of Faith, Washington, DC, The National Presbyterian Church Communications Committee, 2011.

* Williams, Kim, "Rural Remnants of Washington County: An Architectural Survey of Washington's Historic Farms and Estates," DC Historic Preservation Office, 2013.

* Woodrow Wilson HS Alumni Association, "A History of Woodrow Wilson High School," CD

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