WETA Neighborhoods

History of Anacostia

Clip: Season 2007 | 2m 20s | Video has closed captioning.

Originally known as Uniontown, what is now Anacostia was the first planned suburb of Washington City. WETA explores the community's history from its beginning in the 1850s and reflects on how the area has changed over the past 50 years with longtime resident Gloria Whitfield.

Aired: 02/01/07

Rating: NR

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WETA Neighborhoods is a local public television program presented by WETA.