Old Ads & Classifieds

These are old ads and classifieds from Washington, D.C. newspapers.

Stray Sheep on G Street

notice of stray sheep - December 14th, 1860 (National Republican)

What an odd announcement in the newspaper. You gotta love these. This was printed on December 14th, 1860 in The National Republican. Oh, by the way, for some historical context, on December 20th, 1860, South Carolina seceded from the Union …

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Lunch Video: Nobody Bothers Me

Jhoon Rhee - Nobody Bothers Me

Some of your D.C. old-timers will remember this commercial. So Awesome. An interesting bit of trivia that you probably don’t know. The dude that penned this jingle, Nils Lofgren, was also a member of Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band and …

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Beautiful Falls Hill

408 Venice St., Falls Church real estate advertisement

Beautiful and quiet Falls Hill was developing in the 1950s. It was a wonderful and peaceful place to raise your family. Take a look at this advertisement featuring this home at 408 Venice St. I might be wrong, but it …

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