1920s Interior Photo of the Capitol Dome

1920s Interior Photo of the Capitol Dome

How great is this old photo from the 1920s? It shows the inside structure of the Capitol Dome. Source: Library of Congress

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1927 Map of the Old Naval Hospital

1927 Map of the Old Naval Hospital

This is a great old map of the Old Naval Hospital shared by loyal GoDCer Michael. Thanks for sending! It’s extremely helpful to get great content from GoDCers when I’m up absurdly late with Ghost Baby.

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What Was the Proposed National Mall in the Early 1900s?

What Was the Proposed National Mall in the Early 1900s?

Check out the drawing of a proposed National Mall, as viewed from the Capitol Building. This was in the early 1900s. Source: Library of Congress

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REO Speedwagon Wasn’t Just a Band

REO Speedwagon Wasn’t Just a Band

I never thought about looking into the origin of REO Speedwagon’s band name, but alas, coming across this old advertisement in The Washington Post from November 1919 answered the question that I never asked. And now, you have some great trivia ...

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Engravings of President’s House and Capitol After Burning of Washington

Engravings of President’s House and Capitol After Burning of Washington

Below are two amazing engravings of the President’s House and the Capitol Building following the Burning of Washington on August 24, 1814. The engravings were done by William Strickland. The British marched on Washington and attacked the city, but were ...

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Beautiful Western View of Washington Monument From Smithsonian

Beautiful Western View of Washington Monument From Smithsonian

What a beautiful view of the Mall from the Smithsonian. This was taken in the early 20th century. Source: Library of Congress

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What Did 14th and F Look Like in 1903?

What Did 14th and F Look Like in 1903?

Now this is an incredible photograph of 14th and F Street in 1903. The big, ornate building is the old Ebbitt House. You’re looking straight at it, with F St. heading to the left and 14th St. heading down to ...

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Undeveloped Mass. Ave. Heights in 1913

Undeveloped Mass. Ave. Heights in 1913

Whoa, how cool is this photo from 1913? This shows the intersection at 32nd St. and Woodland Dr. NW. Source: Library of Congress Here’s the Google Map of the area today.

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Nationals Ballpark Destroyed by Fire Three Weeks Before Opening Day

Nationals Ballpark Destroyed by Fire Three Weeks Before Opening Day

GoDCer Rych sent in a couple great photos which piqued our interest in the fire that destroyed our old ballpark. No, not Griffith Stadium (where was the stadium and what did it look like like?), but the one before that. The ...

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Vote in the Barracks Row If Walls Could Talk Battle

Vote in the Barracks Row If Walls Could Talk Battle

Source: Flickr user Kevin Harper Get out the vote for your favorite Capitol Hill establishment! We’re rolling out a localized edition of our “If Walls Could Talk” campaign. Take your pick of the three local businesses and cast your vote ...

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