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Georgetown waterfront

This isn't the measles scare of today's California. This was an article that we dug up in The Washington Post from May 3rd, 1881. For...
General Post Office from the corner of 8th Street and E Street, NW, Washington, D.C., the shop of Elija Dyer, merchant tailor, on the left

This is an amazing old photo of the General Post Office, which still stands in Gallery Place today. Check out the beautiful image below, which...
1920 Washington Senators

This photo shows the Washington Senators team during spring training of 1920. They came in sixth place out of eight that year, finishing 68-84....
Naked wild man

The newspapers during the summer of 1894 were full of bizarre stories about a wild man wandering the vicinity of Tennallytown (when was it...
Manager Stanley Harris, in the grandstand, presents President Coolidge with the baseball used to open the 1924 World Series (October 4th, 1924)

The Washington Senators were in the World Series in 1924, and ultimately would come away victorious. What you might not know is that Grace...
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...

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