Educators, Agitators & Lawyers Tour

The Cemetery is home to many prominent and not-so-prominent Washington women. Being authors, educators, and activists most of their lives, these women were typically viewed by society as not having appropriate occupations, and their advocacy for advances for women was unwelcome. In this city, however, women eagerly took on a broad variety of professions. They each provide insight into the early life of Washington, DC.

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