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Manager Stanley Harris, in the grandstand, presents President Coolidge with the baseball used to open the 1924 World Series (October 4th, 1924)

The Washington Senators were in the World Series in 1924, and ultimately would come away victorious. What you might not know is that Grace...

Fort Stevens in 1864

Some of you may recall the naming debates we posted about Tenleytown some time ago. We did some more history sleuthing for some good...

Taken by Sidney Duff in Washington, DC. Union Station was completed in October 1908. Here, only one of the six statues have been installed over the entrance. Another photo from the set shows the Tidal Basin frozen over, causing me to guess that this is January 1908.

This is a terrific photo that we dug up on Flickr. It shows Union Station under construction in the early 1900s. We also cross-posted...

Historic American Buildings Survey Photographer unknown, c. 1938 EXTERIOR FROM SOUTH Copied from print in files of National Capital Region, National Park Service, Washington, D. C. - Godey Lime Kilns (Ruins), Junction of Rock Creek & Potomac Parkway, Washington, District of Columbia, DC

Have you driven up Rock Creek Parkway (when did it become one-way?) from the Watergate (check out this amazing aerial photo) and wondered what...

Columbia Heights Tivoli Theater commercial

Here is a series of amazing photos that we came across on Flickr showing the 1968 riots in D.C. We've posted some stuff on...

This is a story that is most likely unknown to the great majority of GoDCers. Long-time DC residents may remember the controversy over the...

Pullman autos are extremely rare. They were mass produced between 1905 and 1917 but less than 30 are known to still exist today.

Check out this great find from Flickr. This shows a series of Pullman autos in front of 445 G St. NW in 1912. Source: William...

Aerial view of U.S. Capitol and crowd on the grounds of the east front of the U.S. Capitol, during the inauguration of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, March 4, 1933

Check out this amazing old photo of FDR's inauguration and then compare it to this one of Eisenhower and this of Obama. Source: dullshick

Believe me, this came as a shock to us as well when we came across an article in the Washington Post about renaming the...

Who was Mr. Woodley, you're probably wondering. Well unlike Mr. Cleveland's eponymous neighborhood one stop past Woodley on the red line, this neighborhood was not...

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