Legs of Lamb for 20 cents a pound? Bread at 7 cents a loaf? Those were the good old days. Here’s a really old advertisement that we dug up from December 1st, 1939 for Acme Markets at 14th and Park Rd. NW.
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.