Dex Nilsson The Names of Washington, D.C.

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The Names of Washington, D.C.

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Who were they? Why are their names honored in the nation's capital? Over 275 stories answer those questions. Here are fun-to-read tales behind the names of the memorials, fountains, government buildings, parks, bridges, streets, subway stations, schools, museums, theaters, neighborhoods, and statues of the city. This book is a "must-have" for visitors, a wonderful reminder for those who have been in Washington before, and a necessity for D.C. workers and residents who want to be sure they really know what (or who) they're talking about.

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Dex Nilsson was born in Washington, D.C., a long time ago. Although he grew up in the Midwest and spent a dozen years in Huntsville, AL, he returned to the Washington area in the 1960s. He's lived in nearby Rockville, MD, for the last 30-plus years. Dex has been a writer since his teens. Most recently and for more than 20 years, he managed the writing and publishing activities at GE Information Services. For ten years he served on and/or chaired the Committee on Editing for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Graduate School. He is a fellow of the Society for Technical Communication.

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