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.
January 18, 2018 Denton's
January 22, 2018 Politics & Prose
March 1,2,3 2018 Smithsonian Associates
March 9, 2018 Litchfield Books
March 15, 2018 Takoma Park CC
March 16, 2018 Quail Ridge Books
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!