[Talk-us] Mapping party on July 15 @ Congressional Cemetery

Martijn van Exel m at rtijn.org
Sat Jul 14 14:10:03 BST 2012

Hi all,

A quick reminder that we're going to be mapping in DC this coming
Sunday! Details are in Katies earlier email, see below.

Hope to see you then!


On Fri, Jul 6, 2012 at 9:13 AM, Katie Filbert <filbertk at gmail.com> wrote:
> Join Wikipedians (in DC for the Wikimania conference), OSM mappers, and
> other locals for a mapping party next Sunday, July 15th at Congressional
> Cemetery.
> The cemetery is just an empty green blob in OpenStreetMap, but it's rich in
> history, monuments, and numerous politicians and notable people are buried
> there.  You will also see QR codes there!  The QR codes link to Wikipedia
> articles about these people.  We need a nice map to go with the QR codes.
> We will meet at 10 a.m. outside the cemetery at Potomac Avenue & E St SE.
> Optionally you can meet us at 9 am at the GWU Marvin Center lobby and we can
> ride over together.
> In the afternoon, we will return to the GWU Marvin Center where we can enter
> the data we collected into OpenStreetMap.
> No GPS is required but bring one if you have one (or more to share).  We
> will have some extras and walking papers.
> RSVP here: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3840264334 (or you are welcome to
> just show up)
> Cheers,
> Katie
> --
> Katie Filbert
> Board member, Wikimedia District of Columbia
> http://wikimediadc.org
> filbertk at gmail.com
> @filbertkm / @wikimediadc
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martijn van exel

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