Matthew Gilmore will present the history of the Swampoodle neighborhood northeast of Union Station, Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at Hill Center, 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE.
With expertise in urban planning, cartography, and GIS, library science, information systems, and photography, Matthew Gilmore has specializes in the history of Washington, DC. He edits the H-DC discussion list and blogs on Washington history and related subjects at matthewbgilmore.wordpress.com. He also writes a monthly DC history column for The InTowner (www. intowner.com). He has published several books and articles on DC history and served as reference librarian at the Washingtoniana Division of the DC Public Library for a number of years and chaired the Annual Conference on DC Historical Studies for four years.
The talk will be preceded by an organizational business meeting at 6:30 pm, at which the CHRS FY2019 budget will be approved.
The event is free and handicapped-accessible and the public is encouraged to attend.