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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.

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Currier and Ives view of Capitol Hill. ca. 1880

The Razzle-Dazzle: Mary Shiner Almarolia (1833-1904)

Lecture By :
Mark Herlong
March 11, 2019
The next Overbeck Lecture will be held on Monday, March 11, 2019, when Mark Herlong will present a lecture on Mary Ann Shiner Almarolia (1833-1904). Free reservations for the lecture will become available on February 1, 2019.
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