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Fort Stevens in 1864

Some of you may recall the naming debates we posted about Tenleytown some time ago. We did some more history sleuthing for some good...
Taken by Sidney Duff in Washington, DC. Union Station was completed in October 1908. Here, only one of the six statues have been installed over the entrance. Another photo from the set shows the Tidal Basin frozen over, causing me to guess that this is January 1908.

This is a terrific photo that we dug up on Flickr. It shows Union Station under construction in the early 1900s. We also cross-posted...

This is great. It's an old commercial for America Online. Sometimes we forget the Internet of the 1990s, but this is a great example...
Historic American Buildings Survey Photographer unknown, c. 1938 EXTERIOR FROM SOUTH Copied from print in files of National Capital Region, National Park Service, Washington, D. C. - Godey Lime Kilns (Ruins), Junction of Rock Creek & Potomac Parkway, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Have you driven up Rock Creek Parkway (when did it become one-way?) from the Watergate (check out this amazing aerial photo) and wondered what...
Columbia Heights Tivoli Theater commercial

Here is a series of amazing photos that we came across on Flickr showing the 1968 riots in D.C. We've posted some stuff on...

This is a story that is most likely unknown to the great majority of GoDCers. Long-time DC residents may remember the controversy over the...
Who is the man in the middle?

Can any GoDCer help us identify the man in the middle? GoDCer Josh sent this in back in January and we're now getting around...
LBJ throws out first pitch

We're way late on this, but better late than never. This is a terrific photo shared with by old GoDC friend Phil. Thanks for...

We love old ads here at Ghosts of DC and this is a great one from The Evening Star, printed on June 24th, 1906. Source:...