You can get lost in these old classified pages. This one is from the Washington Post on Saturday, October 5th, 1895.

Washington Post classifieds - Saturday, October 5th, 1895
Washington Post classifieds – Saturday, October 5th, 1895
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Turkish Baths anyone? Shampooer of twenty-two years’ experience. How can you turn that down?

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.