African-American Resources for District of Columbia

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Two pre-existing settlements were included in the territory when it was created: the port of Georgetown, Maryland, founded in 1751, and the port city of Alexandria, Virginia, founded in 1749 Today the city is divided into quadrants centered on the Capitol Building, and there are as many as 131 neighborhoods.

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