Georgetown's unearthed remains

The area encompassed by Volta Park was once a large graveyard. By 1907, most of the remains had been removed and the area was converted into a playground. However, it appears that the graveyard may have stretched north of Q Street, as remains continue to be found in recent years. Read related article.

More remains found from former cemetery near Volta Park.
The Washington Post. Gene Thorp/The Washington Post. Published on October 2, 2012, 8:07 p.m.
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