Daily Archives: Feb 14, 2012

Joe and Herb doing tricks

Herbert Bell was the unfortunate victim of a railroad accident in 1912, where he lost his left above the knee. He was able to sue for damages, but only recouped $500 (shocking and sad). He was an elec...

The Assassination of President Lincoln (1865)

April 10th, 1865 -- Robert E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia had surrendered a day earlier at Appomattox Court House. The Civil War was over and the Union had been preserved. Workmen from th...

Washington Lions 1948-89

My last post went way back to the 1920s. This one is a couple of decades after that, but well before the Washington Capitals arrived here. Our second "Before Ovechkin" post will cover the Washington L...

National Union Building (Wikipedia)

I came across a great idea while reading Prince of Petworth's post on LivingSocial yesterday. The DC-based company just opened up their "live events center" in a building at 918 F St. NW, which was ...

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