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Press

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Mount Zion & Oak Hill From the trails of Rock Creek Park to its sacred grounds
By Megan O'Meara

(Republished October 2021, from the Virtual Memorial of James Thomas O'Meara)

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Washington Post 
While working to restore two historic Black cemeteries, she discovered a construction crew digging on burial grounds 

,Theresa Vargas, Columnist, October 9, 2021

NBC News Washington DC 

Celebrating Emancipation Day in DC

By Tom Segrave, NBC News, April 16, 2021

DC Emancipation Celebration At Mount Zio

The Washington Post 

Someone keeps leaving toys and birthday cards at a 7-year-old’s grave in a historic Black cemetery. No one knows who. 

By Theresa Vargas, Columnist, , April 16, 2021

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HARVARD LAW TODAY

Harvard Law Bulletin - Fall 2020

Alumni Focus

Hidden History

Teaching a class concentrated on two predominantly African American cemeteries, Tom Duckenfield ’89 helps uncover the stories of people who may have been forgotten but whose lives mattered

By Lewis Rice, October 15, 2020

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Citizens Association of Georgetown Newsletter

A Treasure In Georgetown

Lisa Fager, Executive Director, Mount Zion-Female Union Band Historic Memorial Park, Inc., Foundation

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The Washington Post

They were names on headstones until the pandemic. Then they became reminders that  'Georgetown was Black.'

by Theresa Vargas    September 23, 2020

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United States Air Force Academy Association of Graduates "CheckPoints" Magazine

Soul Searching - USAFA Grad Helps Restore Historic African American Cemetery

by Jeff HolmQuist    September, 2020

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the New York times

At 2 Georgetown Cemeteries, History in Black and White

by nicholas fandos    october 20, 2016

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The Georgetowner

Mt. Zion Cemetery ready for its own Ressurection

by Robert Devaney    April 13, 2017

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