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Matthew B. Gilmore

Tag Archives: African Americans

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

Civil War Washington panel at Upshur Street Books-May 15, 2015

Friday, May 15 at 7:00pm in EDT Upshur Street Books 827 Upshur St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20011 https://www.facebook.com/events/376965989163879/ Upshur Books and History Press Present a panel featuring historians … Continue reading

May 13, 2015 · 5 Comments

Slavery & Emancipation in Washington, D.C. – Bibliography

Slavery & Emancipation in Washington, D.C. – Bibliography Timeline to abolition: 1836, “Gag Rule” prohibits discussion in Congress of abolition of slavery 1850 Slave trade abolished in Washington, D.C. Bill … Continue reading

April 16, 2015 · Leave a comment
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