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Shepherd Park History

  • Aired: 05/31/2006
  • 02:02
  • Rating: NR
Named for Alexander "Boss" Shepherd, Shepherd Park remained a rural neighborhood well into the 19th century. WETA uncovers the events that transformed forests and farmlands into the urban neighborhood that is today's Shepherd Park.
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Once farmland, Shepherd Park is now one of Washington's densest urban neighborhoods.
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