Civil War Forts – sites of Civil War action in 1864
- Fort Bayard Park at Western Avenue and River Road.
- Battery Bailey in Westmoreland Hills Park.
- Fort Reno in Tenleytown
- The Methodist Cemetery burial grounds of Shoemakers, Elds and Perry’s, Rileys – junction of River Road and Wisconsin Avenue behind Best Buy in the District of Columbia
- Samuel Shoemaker family cemetery near Allan Pl. and Bayard Avenue.
- Isaac Shoemaker family cemetery on Murray Road in Brookdale North
- Wood family cemetery next to the Kenwood condominium on River Rd, overlooking Little Falls Parkway
- Solyam family cemetery near River Road
- Jacob Wilbert family cemetery on the grounds of the Washington Episcopal School
- African American cemetery on Westbard Avenue, founded by White’s Tabernacle 39
- Busey/Posey family cemetery in Springfield neighborhood
- “Milton” – home of Nathan Loughborough on Allandale Road in Green Acres- parts of the house date to 1700, when it was an Indian trading post. Also Sarah Loughborough Brown House on River Road – built for Nathan’s granddaughter of local granite.
- Galen Tait House at 4900 Western Avenue, just to the West of Brookdale South. Galen Tait developed American University Park in Montgomery County.
Other Locations of Interest
- Galen Tait Memorial Park at 47th and Ellicott Streets, N.W.
- N and S Park Streets in Friendship Heights Village – once the lane leading to the Eld farmhouse.
- Friendship Heights Village Center – displays historic photos and documents for this area.
- Federal Boundary Stone [No. 6] – at Western Avenue near Fessenden Street
- Threlkeld Boundary Stone – 41st and Fessenden St. N.W.
- Willard Avenue – location of a former spur of the Glen Echo (electric) Railway line.
- Macedonia Baptist Church on River Road – built by small community of former slaves – and still attended by descendants of original congregation.
- Western Market – site of original Shoemaker family farm stand.
- GEICO – award-winning headquarters building, (1959)
- Capitol Crescent Trail – former site of B & O Railroad, Georgetown spur
- Site of Loughborough Mill – marked on the Capitol Crescent trail.