Talks and Tours

Congressional Cemetery

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.

Watch Rebecca give C-SPAN a tour of the cemetery here.

The Women's March of 1913

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.

Read an interview with Rebecca about the suffrage movement here

January 8 DC Tour Guild

January 19 Clearwater Panhellenic

March 5 Live and Learn Bethesda

March 10 Fairfax Museum

March 15 Oldest Inhabitants

March 16 NCHE Tour

March 18 Foggy Bottom Village

April 24 Little Falls Village

Grave Robbing in Washington

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!