Patricia Wimsatt Myler reflects on 350 years of family migration, from the Ark and Dove to Alexandria, DC’s “island”,  and Chevy Chase



From a line of Washingtonians in DC’s first generation whose ancestors were among the first European settlers in Maryland, Patricia WimsattMyler helped build Chevy Chase-DC’s social infrastructure in the 1970s by organizing Lafayette Park for neighborhood youth.


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