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Alexander Robey Shepherd: the Man Who Built the Nation’s Capital

April 8, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

Book talk with author John P. Richardson
at the Georgetown Library

Author John P. Richardson discusses the first full-length biography of Shepherd, who as Washington DC’s public works czar (1871–74), built the infrastructure of the nation’s capital in a few frenetic years after the Civil War.

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Date:
April 8, 2017
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Venue

Georgetown Library
3260 R St. NW
Washington, DE 20007 United States
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Phone:
202-727-0232
Website:
http://www.dclibrary.org/georgetown

Organizer

D.C. Public Library
Phone:
202-727-1213
Email:
wash.dcpl@dc.gov 
Website:
http://dclibrary.org