Exhibit National Park Service. “Carter Barron History.” National Park Service, Apr. 2008. In “Carter Barron History,” the author discusses the creation of the Carter Barron Amphitheater, and the change in hosts of the amphitheater that changed the way it was recognized and viewed. The amphitheater was originally built to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Washington […]
Within these blog posts you will find a description of a variety of different sources, as well as how I have planned to use these sources in bigger projects for my college writing class. However, these descriptions also give an insight into the article or report that I read, and allow you to take away the main ideas of said articles without yourself having to go read them. If you find any of my summaries intriguing and you wish to learn more about the topic, the links to all the articles that I read are within each blog post. Enjoy!
Argument Joyce, Amy, et al. “Your Guide to Rock Creek Park: Getting the Most out of Washington’s Natural Beauty.” The Washington Post, 23 May 2013. washingtonpost.com. In “Your Guide to Rock Creek Park: Getting the Most out of Washington’s Natural Beauty,” the authors discuss the many different activities, such as hiking, biking, picnicking, and sightseeing, […]
Exhibit Blitz, Matt. “The Historic Capitol Stones Are Hidden in Plain Sight.” Washingtonian, 7 Aug. 2015. In “The Historical Capitol Stones Are Hidden in Plain Sight,” Matt Blitz explains the history of how capitol stones got into Rock Creek Park, and the mystery surrounding their existence. The stones from the capitol have been in Rock […]
Exhibit Banville, Jule. “Stone-Cold Whodunit.” Washington City Paper, 24 Apr. 2009. In “Stone-Cold Whodunit,” author Jule Banville discusses the mystery behind the stone pieces from the U.S. Capital that have been sitting in an area of Rock Creek Park for nearly 60 years. Banville follows the preliminary investigation of two men, Bill Lebovich and Josh […]
Background “Human History.” Rock Creek Conservancy, 2013. In this article, “Human History” the author explains that Rock Creek Park has many archeological sites, has had many famous visitors, and has pushed through major construction issues, all of which make the park a unique place to go. The author starts by explaining the numerous “remarkable […]