February 21st, 1885: Dedication of the Washington Monument

One of our more popular topics, and top Google search terms, is the Washington Monument. So, for the next post in our “In The Paper” series, we present to you, the front page from The National Republican on Saturday, February 21st, 1885 … the day the Washington Monument was dedicated.

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The National Republican - February 21st, 1885
The National Republican – February 21st, 1885

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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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