WETA Neighborhoods

History of Anacostia

Clip: Season 2007 | 2m 20s

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

Video has closed captioning.

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