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12:00 pm

Washington’s Unknown President, James A. Garfield: A Case Study in Creating a Memorial in Washington

May 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Matthew B. Gilmore is the editor of the H-DC discussion list and blogs on Washington history and related subjects at matthewbgilmore.wordpress.com. Previously, he was a reference librarian at the Washingtoniana Division of the DC Public Library. The story of James Garfield’s memorial might be ripped from today’s headlines: a presidential memorial, delayed for years, caught up in … Continue reading Washington’s Unknown President, James A. Garfield: A Case Study in Creating a Memorial in Washington

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