May 30th, 1886 Three-Story Brick Houses for Sale

The text is a little small and difficult to read, but this is really interesting. This is an advertisement I dug up from May 30th, 1886 in The Washington Post. You could have a pretty nice house for $15,000 or rent one for $40 per month. Not bad.

May 30th, 1886 real estate advertisement (Washington Post)
May 30th, 1886 real estate advertisement (Washington Post)



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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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