Washington DC History Resources

Matthew B. Gilmore

3324 Dent Pl NW Archaeology Project – Yarrow Mamout site

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The Dent Place project is at the property formerly owned by Yarrow Mamout whose portrait hangs in the Peabody Room of the Georgetown Public Library. Intern Mia Carey is a Howard alum, NSF fellow, and doctoral student at the University of Florida. She is the field director and will write her dissertation on the project.

We’ll need to use a mini-backhoe to get under the fill, and remote sensing, to look for evidence of burial shafts (Yarrow was reputedly buried there.)

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This entry was posted on July 9, 2015 by in African Americans, Archaeology, Georgetown and tagged , , , .
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