Other Cool Stuff

This is cool stuff about Washington, D.C.
View of 1736 I Street NW, a three-story row house that was the last residence of Jefferson Davis. Flanking each side of the structure are partial views of 1738 and 1734 I Street NW.

Check out this cool photo of Jefferson Davis's old home in D.C. at 1736 I St. NW. Unfortunately, like much of historic Washington, the...
British Embassy

Here's a terrific old photo from 1917 of the British Embassy, which was located at 1300 Connecticut Ave. NW, just above N St. and...
D.C. cab fars in 1947

How cool is this article from The Washington Post, printed on March 13th, 1947.  These are the rates for taxi cabs taken from D.C. By the...
The assassination of President Lincoln: at Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C., April 14th, 1865

April 14, 1865 at Ford's Theater began with a showing of Our American Cousin, and ended with an assassinated President Lincoln. The Library of...

How times were different back then right? This is an advertisement for Sibley Memorial Hospital from September 1st, 1910, printed in The Washington Herald. Source: Library...
Duke vs. GWU (1948)

Check out this program. It's for the Duke vs. GWU football game, held on November 13th, 1948 at Duke. Source: Duke University Libraries Duke was pretty...

Here's a cool photo sent in by one of our GoDC readers, Carol. Thanks for sharing this! I know of one former Tomb Guard...
John W. Ross Elementary School

Who was John W. Ross? He has a nice little school named for him in Dupont Circle at 1730 R St. NW. It's pre-K...
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This is a really cool old film that we dug up at the U.S. National Archives. Check it out and see what landmarks you...

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