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Thompson’s Dairy in D.C.

Here’s a cool documentary from YouTube on Thompson’s Dairy, formerly on 11th St. near U St. Thanks to GoDCers Alex and Richard, U St. residents and local history buffs, for sending this in.

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1907 Map of Area Around Cathedral

1907 map

Here’s a really great old map of the area surrounding the National Cathedral. Check out how the land was owned by the Protestant Episcopal Cathedral Foundation. Also, notice the land owned by Francis Newlands. He was a U.S. Representative from …

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1921 Map of Petworth

Recognize any places in this map of Petworth? It’s from 1921 and shows a bit of development from the 1907 map that we posted a while back. Make sure you click on it for a detailed version. Source: Library of …

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Five Maps of Georgetown in 1903

These are amazing. Take your time studying them because there are so many incredible details in them. Click on them for larger versions. Below is one showing the waterfront. This one is pretty cool. Here’s one showing upper Georgetown and …

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1932 Apartment Listings for D.C.

1932 Washington Post apartment listings

Here’s an old page from The Washington Post on Sunday, July 3rd, 1932 showing the apartment listings for that weekend. Click on it for a larger image and see if you recognize any of the old buildings, or if your building is …

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