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A Community Exploring Its Past

The Overbeck Project preserves and publicizes the history of the Capitol Hill community by recording the recollections of its longtime residents, presenting history lectures and promoting historical research.

Lecture Series

Pierre Charles L'Enfant and Thackara & Vallance. Plan of the City of Washington, 1792. Library of Congress. 

Archeology in Washington DC: New Technology and Historic Evidence

Lecture By :
Ruth Trocolli
December 2, 2019
DC Archeologist Ruth Trocolli will present an overview of recent archeological discoveries in Washington, with a focus on new technologies that are contributing to our understanding of the historic city.
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Overbeck Project notes with sadness the passing of two interviewees

During May 2019, the Overbeck Project and Capitol Hill lost two valued friends.
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