Matthew B. Gilmore
Guest Speaker presentation for Cindy Gueli’s “Scandalous Washington: Uncovering DC history”, Fall 2015, The Washington Center
▪Background on DC at the time
▪Who was Shepherd?
▪What did he accomplish?
▪Why was it controversial?
▪His rehabilitation over 100 years – a “necessary man”?
1872 and 1873 BPW Paving, by Matthew Gilmore (derived from original BPW map)