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Matthew B. Gilmore

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Making Washington’s “Swampoodle”: Irish Neighborhood in the Tiber Valley

Making Washington’s “Swampoodle”: Irish Neighborhood in the Tiber Valley PUBLISHED: FEBRUARY 4TH, 2018 Click this to find our archive of What Once Was articles.   By Matthew B. Gilmore* As … Continue reading

February 6, 2018 · 1 Comment

“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 … Continue reading

September 28, 2016 · 2 Comments

“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

DC Historic District Maps page updated

Click Historic District Maps page for the updated maps of various new and updated. Capitol Hill Historic District has been updated with the 2015 expansion: Capitol Hill Historic District expanded 2015 [pdf] Other … Continue reading

July 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

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