The Who, What, and Why of Rock Creek Park's Peirce Mill

The Who, What, and Why of Rock Creek Park's Peirce Mill

The fascinating past and exciting future of a stone building in Rock Creek Park.

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.

Guests

Don Hawkins

architect; historical cartographer; and Chair Emeritus, The Committee of 100 on the Federal City

Steve Dryden

author of "Peirce Mill: Two Hundred Years in the Nation's Capitol"; and Vice President, Friends of Peirce Mill

Ron Harvey

Park Ranger, National Park Service

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