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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

Capitol Hill’s Inhabited Alleys

Lecture By :
Kimberly Prothro Williams
December 4, 2023
Kimberly Prothro Williams will discuss the evolution of Capitol Hill's inhabited alleyways from the 19th century to the 1960s.
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In Memoriam

Remembering Hayden Wetzel

The Overbeck Project notes with sadness the passing of Hayden Wetzel, an extraordinary tour guide who has been described as a "touchstone for history" in the District of Columbia.
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