Washington DC History Resources

Matthew B. Gilmore

DC Archaeology events Aug-Sept 2016

Small Finds Work Group Wednesday August 24, 10am-3pm at Dumbarton House, 2715 Que Street, NW DC 20007 Subject: Commemorative Tokens and Presidential Memorabilia.  Formal presentations on artifacts from sites in … Continue reading

August 23, 2016 · Leave a comment

“High-handed usurpation and outrage”: The End of Washington City Canal

Benjamin Severson was incensed. The work he’d devoted so much time and energy into had been undone. Despite many critics, Severson, a civil engineer and foreman under Montgomery Meigs for … Continue reading

March 22, 2016 · 4 Comments

Washington DC Archaeology featured at SHA

49th Annual Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology January 6-9, 2016 • Washington, D.C. 49th Annual Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology January 6-9, 2016 • Washington, D.C. Society for … Continue reading

December 31, 2015 · 1 Comment

Washington’s Lime Kilns: Creating the stuff of building

BY: Matthew B. Gilmore click for full article: http://intowner.com/2015/08/19/washingtons-lime-kilns-creating-the-stuff-of-building/ Tucked away in an obscure corner of Foggy Bottom is an odd sight — several curious stone walls and structures neatly … Continue reading

August 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

3324 Dent Pl NW Archaeology Project – Yarrow Mamout site

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 … Continue reading

July 9, 2015 · Leave a comment