The land on which Kalorama Park currently sits was formerly part of the John Little estate. In September, 2010, the District's Historic Preservation Review Board voted to designate the Kalorama Park Archaelogical Site (which constitutes the northern three-quarters of the park) as a DC Landmark.
Click here for a history of the park dating from John Little's death to the present.
Click here for the 1986 archaeological study of the park.
Click here for soil erosion control project engineering drawings.
Click here for historical records of the National Park Service concerning the park.
Click here for historical records of the National Capital Park and Planning Commission relating to its acquisition of the park.
Click here for historical subdivision surveys of the park.
Click here for a copy of deeds and related documents showing ownership of the park from the Little Heirs until transfer to the Federal Government.
Click here for a copy of the 2010 archaeology report that also has a history of the park predating John Little's death.
for 1947 and 1960 NCPC landscape plans for the park.
The John Little Farm is listed on the National
Underground Railroad Network to Freedom. http://www.nps.gov/history/ugrr
. For a copy of the nomination, click here.