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Tennallytown in 1903

What … did I spell this incorrectly? Nope, but you should checkout this post about the history of the neighborhood’s name. This map shows the area back in 1903 and it’s fascinating to see up close. Source: Library of Congress …

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Proposed Southside Freeway in Arlington

Proposed highway in Arlington

Here’s an interesting proposal for the Southside Freeway in Arlington, which never came to be. This graphic is from The Washington Post printed on October 7th, 1960. That date, by the way, is when the famous Kennedy/Nixon presidential debate happened, being …

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Amazing 1913 Map of Chevy Chase

1913 map of Chevy Chase, DC

It’s been a long time since we posted anything online. Sorry about that, but having two little kids makes it extremely difficult to keep adding fresh content to the website. Either way, check out this great old map of Chevy …

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Why Is It Named Adams Morgan?

If you go to Adams Morgan on a regular basis, you should probably know at least the basic history of the neighborhood, which is actually the combination of several older Washington neighborhoods: Kalorama Triangle, Lanier Heights, Reed Cooke, and Washington …

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