Lost History

These are sad stories about things that no longer exist in Washington, D.C.

Before the Hay-Adams Hotel

View of house at 800 16th Street NW once occupied by Secretary of State John Hay (1898-1905).

This is what stood on the corner of 16th and H St. before the iconic Hay-Adams Hotel. this was the home of former Secretary of State John Hay, who was also a private secretary and assistant to Abraham Lincoln (check …

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