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It’s part of a former slave plantation in the heart of the Nation’s Capital. But many locals only know about Peirce Mill as an interesting stone building they pass when driving or jogging through Rock Creek Park. We find out about the fascinating past – and exciting future – of this local landmark.
- Ron Harvey Park Ranger, National Park Service
- Steve Dryden author of "Peirce Mill: Two Hundred Years in the Nation's Capitol"; and Vice President, Friends of Peirce Mill
- Don Hawkins architect; historical cartographer; and Chair Emeritus, The Committee of 100 on the Federal City
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