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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

Execution of Lincoln Conspirators. July 7, 1865. Photograph by Alexander Gardner

The Last Lincoln Conspirator

Lecture By :
Andrew Jampoler
June 5, 2023
The assassination of President Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theater on the evening of April 14, 1865, is a well-known and pivotal event in American history. What may be less well known are the strands of places and people that link this infamous event to Capitol Hill and its vicinity.
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Interviews to Explore

Father Michael's Story

As Capitol Hill’s St. Peter’s Church concludes its 200th anniversary year, learn more about Irish-born Father Michael J. O’Sullivan who served as pastor from 1970 to 2005.
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