Congress Heights: The Healthiest and Most Delightful Suburb of Washington

Admittedly, I do not focus enough east of the river. I was doing a little digging around the Library of Congress archives and came across this gem.

This is an advertisement for homes in Congress Heights, published on May 17th, 1902 in the Washington Times. Read through the whole thing. It’s amazing.

Congress Heights advertisement - May 17th, 1902 (Washington Times)
Congress Heights advertisement - May 17th, 1902 (Washington Times)

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Tom founded Ghosts of DC on January 4th, 2012 as a blog to uncover the lost and untold history of Washington, D.C. He has lived in the city for over a decade and loves exploring every corner of the District.

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