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On November 17th, 1927 a large tornado ripped through the area, destroying over 200 homes in D.C. and 300 structures in Alexandria. Up to...

With all the buzz about whether the H Street streetcar will happen or not, we thought it would be a great idea to share...

Now this is an incredible, detailed map of Virginia outside of Washington. Click on it for a much larger version. Source: Library of Congress

Monument ("Washington Monument"), Washington, D.C. Rendered perspective

We posted some great old alternative designs for the Lincoln Memorial a while back and they were quite popular. Well, we dug up one...

Exterior of the Knickerbocker on opening day, 1917

This is a guest post by Angela Harrison Eng Winter storms like hurricanes are regularly named every year. This naming practice, however, was not always...

Heurich Brewery in 1910

This is a great old photo of the Heurich Brewery, taken in 1910. The brewery stood on the current site of the Kennedy Center. Source:...

VIEW OF WASHINGTON MONUMENT FROM THE VICINITY OF CAPITAL OVERLOOK, 1932. - George Washington Memorial Parkway, Along Potomac River from McLean to Mount Vernon, VA, Mount Vernon, Fairfax County, VA

Here is a photo looking at the Washington Monument from the vantage point of the George Washington Memorial Parkway. Source: Library of Congress It looks like...

Washington, D.C., circa 1917. "Street scene, 15th and G Streets near Riggs National Bank." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

Photos like this can suck up an hour of my time. I just love looking at these. Click on it for a larger version. This...

Washington, D.C. Corner store which is patronized by Mrs. Ella Watson, a government charwoman

GoDCers, check this out. It's a photo taken in August of 1942 showing two buildings on 11th St. The photo was taken from Ella...

F Street in the 1910s - Harris & Ewing

This is an incredible old photo of F Street some time in the mid-1910s. Source: Library of Congress Check out this great photo of F StreetĀ from...

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