Hunter Station

Description:

At Hunter Station the Fort Myer Branch of the Washington, Alexandria, and Falls Church commuter rail line met with trolley car lines. Hunter Station was located within the African American Butler-Holmes community, today called Penrose. With connections to Rosslyn, Georgetown, and downtown Washington, these lines helped to expand Butler-Holmes throughout the early twentieth century. The community was also served by the Columbia Station near present-day Columbia Pike and Walter Reed Drive, but the station's exact location is not known. Today Hunter Station is a private residence.

Collection:

Neighborhoods


Date:

None recorded.

Creator:

None recorded.

Source:

Penrose Neighborhood Association, "Penrose History."

Subject

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Identifier

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Contributor

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Rights

All rights reserved.

Citation

“Hunter Station,” Built By the People Themselves, accessed January 30, 2023, http://lindseybestebreurtje.org/arlingtonhistory/items/show/26.

Geolocation

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