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Know Your D.C. Streets

Okay, this isn’t exactly a history post, but it very much is related to your knowledge of our city. We came across some great maps of city streets while browsing one of our favorite sites, Greater Greater Washington. Below are …

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Map of a Rural Columbia Heights

What a cool map. We posted one last week showing the area around Tenleytown as it looked on an 1892 map. The area covered in the map includes today’s Columbia Heights, Park View, and a little Mt. Pleasant. Source: Library …

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When Adams Morgan Was Rural

Difficult to believe this … really difficult, but back in 1892, what is now Adams Morgan, was very rural. Less jumbo slices, more trees. You probably can’t even recognize this, with no 18th St. and 16th St. not going all …

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GoDC Lunchtime Photo Challenge

Where is this?

Okay folks, welcome to the latest GoDC challenge. I know you’re dying to kill some time before the weekend, so here’s a lunchtime quiz for you. The first person to identify this photo and answer the three subsequent questions will …

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