cemetery3/062303 - The D.C. Preservation League released its annual list of the most endangered properties in DC. The league, dedicated to preserving the city's historic places, listed the Woodlawn Cemetery, at 4611 Benning Rd. SE. The site is owned by the Woodlawn Cemetery Association and is the burial site of many prominent African Americans, including Blanche K. Bruce, born a slave in 1841 and elected to the U.S Senate in 1875, and John Mercer Langston, U.S. representative from Virginia...
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