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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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Glen Echo War on Diplomats

Town Marshall, Charles Collins, ticketing a car along Conduit Road (MacArthur Boulevard). Note the 12MPH limit. ca. 1907

Source: Glen Echo-Cabin John History This is a terrific email that I received from a GoDCer earlier this week. Getting emails like this always makes my day, so please keep sending them (especially if you have a great story to …

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