Sunday, March 26, 2017

The Confederate Monument in Rockville

The Confederate Monument in Rockville, the county seat of Montgomery County, Maryland, was erected on June 3, 1913 (Confederate Memorial Day (Jefferson Davis' Birthday)), in a small park in the middle of Montgomery Avenue.

Columbian Harmony Cemetery

The Rhode Island Metro Station in Northeast Washington is the former site of the Columbian Harmony Cemetery, the final resting place for many important 19th Century African Americans, including two Medal of Honor winners. The headstones and locations of the graves were lost in 1960.