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Before the Hay-Adams Hotel

View of house at 800 16th Street NW once occupied by Secretary of State John Hay (1898-1905).

This is what stood on the corner of 16th and H St. before the iconic Hay-Adams Hotel. this was the home of former Secretary of State John Hay, who was also a private secretary and assistant to Abraham Lincoln (check …

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1909 Map of Friendship Heights

1909 map of Friendship Heights

This is a cool old 1909 map of the area around Friendship Heights and Chevy Chase. Thanks to GoDCer Claire for pointing out that we didn’t have Friendship Heights in our neighborhoods menu. Enjoy the map Claire! Source: Library of …

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GoDCer Shares 1925 Family Photos

Mt. Vernon south porch

Thanks to GoDCer Judith for sharing her grandparents photos from their honeymoon Washington visit in 1925. Below is her note: I thought these might be interesting. These photos were taken by my grandparents who visited the DC area on their …

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