Opened in 1807, Historic Congressional Cemetery is the final resting place of thousands of Washingtonians, from the famous to the notorious to the downright bizarre.
In 1913, suffragists planned a massive march to coincide with the inauguration of Woodrow Wilson. It was a turning point in the fight to win the vote, which finally succeeded in 1920.
March 1,2,3 Smithsonian Associates
March 5 Georgetown Senior Center
March 7 Tenley-Friendship Library
March 9 Litchfield Books
March 12 Shepherd Park Library
March 15 Takoma Park Community Center
March 16 Quail Ridge Books
April 22 Manassas Museum
May 4 Sandy Spring Museum
Well into the twentieth century, Washington was a hotbed of graverobbery. corpses were stolen for medical school anatomy classes, for eccentric collectors, and for black magic. Read Rebecca's blog post about the theft of William Wirt's head here!