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D.C. City Council: Fund the restoration of Woodlawn Cemetery

Woodlawn Memorial Park (formerly known as Woodlawn Cemetery) is a historic burial ground nestled in the heart of Ward 7, Washington, D.C. Established in 1895, Woodlawn Memorial Park has over 36,000 graves spread over 22.5 acres.These historic grounds are the final resting place of many influential African Americans that made a difference in Washington, D.C. and African American history. In honor of the prominence of many of the interred, the Woodlawn Cemetery was listed on the D.C. Inventory of Historic Sites in 1991 and on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996. Today, the caretakers of Woodlawn Memorial Park are working diligently to restore the historic site. Please join us in making this a reality!

This petition was delivered to:
  • U.S. Senate
  • U.S. House of Representatives
  • Ward 8 D.C. Councilmember
    Marion Barry
  • Ward 7 D.C. Councilmember
    Yvette Alexander
  • Ward 6 D.C. Councilmember
    Tommy Wells
  • Ward 5 D.C. Councilmember
    Kenyan McDuffie
  • Ward 4 D.C. Councilmember
    Muriel Bowser
  • Ward 3 D.C. Councilmember
    Mary Cheh
  • Ward 2 D.C. Councilmember
    Jack Evans
  • Ward 1 D.C. Councilmember
    Jim Graham
  • At-Large D.C. Councilmember
    Vincent Orange
  • At-Large D.C. Councilmember
    David Catania
  • Chairman of D.C. Council
    Phil Mendelson
  • District Of Columbia Governor

Woodlawn Cemetery Perpetual Care Association started this petition with a single signature, and now has 192 supporters. Start a petition today to change something you care about.