Capitol Hill Restoration Society

Archive for August, 2016

Capitol Hill’s Rainbow History – Overbeck Lecture

Posted on August 15th, 2016

On Monday, September 19, 2016 the Overbeck History Lecture Series welcomes speaker Mark Meinke  who will highlight the role of Capitol Hill residents, organizations and entertainment establishments in Washington’s emerging LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer) movement.

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Shotgun House – once again a place to live

Posted on August 12th, 2016

After a long struggle, the historic shotgun house at 1229 E Street, SE will be restored and will once again become a residence.

Gloria Junge – Memorial

Posted on August 10th, 2016

Gloria Junge, the Society’s Secretary, passed away on July 31, following a short illness. A memorial service will be held Sunday, September 18, 1-3 p.m., at Hill Center, 921 Pennsylvania Ave. SE.

Operation Conservation – Congressional Cemetery

Posted on August 8th, 2016

Saturday, August 27 & Sunday, August 28, 2016, Historic Congressional Cemetery, partnering with the D.C. Metro Chapter of the Association for Gravestone Studies, will be hosting Operation Conservation, a workshop to provide educational outreach for those who are interested in cemetery conservation.

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