When you purchase an old brick house in the Washington DC area, you have taken a step into history. Are you curious about the earlier life of your old DC home? Maybe it's historic. Would you like to find out?

With this Guide You Will:


1. Learn how to use the research tools that will let you dig into your home's history. 

2. Become familiar with the many resources in the Washington DC area.

3. Find out if your old house is officially historic and how to pursue historic designation.