Daily Archives: Feb 11, 2013

The Mayflower Hotel (Library of Congress)

This is an old image of the Mayflower Hotel on Connecticut Ave., some time in the mid to late 1920s.

Ku Klux Klan members march in Washington

This absolutely horrifying. Some of you may not know this, but in 1928 (and a number of other times in the 1920s), the Ku Klux Klan was permitted to parade down Pennsylvania Ave. Hard to believe, I...

Chevy Chase Ice Palace, Washington. D.C. Couple doing fancy ice skating (Library of Congress)

Here's a great photo from November 1942. It's from the Chevy Chase Ice Palace.

fountains at Meridian Hill Park (Wikipedia)

Amusing and true, this is an article we came across in the New York Amsterdam News, published on June 18th, 1938. WASHINGTON, June 15 -- Residents surrounding Meridian Hill Park, where once stood old...

Ghost Dog took last week off, but she's back this today with three stories about Sheridan Circle. The circle is a quiet one at the intersection of Mass. Ave, 23rd St. and R St. NW. In 1888, the...

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