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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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President Kennedy’s Gravesite Under Construction in 1965

This is a fascinating old photo from October 6th, 1965 at Arlington National Cemetery. The …

  • AngryParakeet

    Was Capitol Hill hit by the riots? I have never seen any photos of the businesses there in that context.

    • ET

      I have seen at least one photo at the DC Historic Society of 8th ST where you can tell that at least 3 buildings 733-735 seem to have taken damage.