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.