Washington DC History Resources

Matthew B. Gilmore

“Missing Bones: Exploring Washington’s Lost Cemeteries” September 28, 2016 7 p.m.

On Wednesday, September 28, 2016 The Capitol Hill Restoration Society (CHRS) will host Matthew Gilmore’s presentation,

“Missing Bones: Exploring Washington’s Lost Cemeteries” at 7 p.m. in the Chapel at the Congressional Cemetery, 1801 E St. SE.

Matthew is an independent scholar who specializes in the history of Washington, DC and the metro area. With expertise in urban planning, cartography and GIS, library science, information systems, and photography, he has published several books and articles on a wide variety of topics related to DC history. He is the editor of the H-DC discussion list and blogs on Washington history and related subjects at matthewbgilmore.wordpress. com. He served as reference librarian at the Washingtoniana Division of the DC Public Library for a number of years, and chaired the Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies for four years. Matthew writes a monthly DC history column for the The InTowner (www.intowner.com).

You are cordially invited to attend. No reservation required.

 

Elizabeth Nelson, President, CHRS

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2 comments on ““Missing Bones: Exploring Washington’s Lost Cemeteries” September 28, 2016 7 p.m.

  1. Marlene
    September 29, 2016

    Hello, I really wanted to go to this event but was unable to due to a work commitment. Is there any way to see it or to read about the cemeteries? Do you have a book on this topic? Thank you!

    • dchistorystuff
      October 16, 2016

      I’ve had an article waiting to be published for about a decade. Preparing this encouraged me to uncover some additional resources.
      If I find a venue to publish it I will let you know.

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