Previous Events

An Illustrated Talk on Nathan Franklin Barrett, 1845-1919, Landscape Architect November 16, 2022
Chevy Chase Voices: Treasures from the Oral History Collection April 7, 2022
Suburban Developers and The Making of Urban Inequality December 1, 2021
A Closer Look at Francis Newlands April 28, 2021
Marching for the Vote: The 1913 Woman Suffrage Procession November 15, 2020
Marching for the Vote: The 1913 Woman Suffrage Procession March 8, 2020
Votes for Women: How the Battle Was Waged and Won November 17, 2019
Oral History Volunteer Workshop September 28, 2019
Mansion at Strathmore Tour and Tea April 10, 2019
The Lost Farms and Estates of Washington, D.C. March 10, 2019
The Glory Days of Washington’s Grand Department Stores: A Nostalgic Look Back November 18, 2018
The History and the Mystery of Chevy Chase Lake October 27, 2018
The History and the Mystery of Chevy Chase Lake April 14, 2018
Montgomery Modern: The Spirit of Post-War Architecture March 18, 2018
Kit Houses of Chevy Chase, Maryland November 5, 2017
Readers Build Community: The Literary Culture of Early Chevy Chase March 19, 2017
A Tale of Two Suburbs: Bethesda and Chevy Chase December 4, 2016
Streetcar Suburbs March 20, 2016
Beaver Tail to Baked Alaska: A History of the American Plate November 15, 2015
Down by the Old Mill Stream: The Story of Peirce Mill March 22, 2015
Rock Creek Park, Chevy Chase’s Wild, Wooded Neighbor November 24, 2014
Memories and Melodies: Peggy Seeger in Conversation with Mary Cliff March 15, 2014
The Proper "Finishing" of Young Women: Local Seminary Schools at the Turn of the Century November 24, 2013
Dramatic Events in Maryland and Washington During the War of 1812 March 10, 2013
Clara Barton and Her Work During the Civil War March 18, 2012
"Wild Rose” Greenhow in the Civil War November 20, 2011
The Ballad of Chevy Chase November 21, 2010
Ruth Crawford Seeger: The Woman and the Artist May 5, 2010
The Music of John Philip Sousa October 18, 2009
The Underground Railroad March 19, 2009
Taste of the Times: Early Chevy Chase February 27, 2008
How to Look at Chevy Chase Architecture November 7, 2007
Where We Live, Where We Work: The Olmsted Influence in America May 16, 2007
Friends of the Library February 12, 2007
Conversation with Producers November 6, 2006
Chevy Chasing History: A Heritage Fair October 7, 2006

The Chevy Chase Historical Society is supported in part by a grant from the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County