Tag Archives: 1870s

If Walls Could Talk: The Pig

The Pig at 1320 14th St. NW (foodnomad.net)

Congratulations to the latest “If Walls Could Talk” poll winner, The Pig. Congrats! @thepigdc with a huge late surge to 45%, you are indeed the winner over @rustikdc @darlingtonhouse @nelliesdc @18thamendment — Ghosts of DC (@GhostsofDC) November 2, 2012 So, …

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Frederick Douglass, a Kleptomaniac?

Capitol Dome and Trinity Church around 1859 (13 years before Douglass moved to DC)

This is a guest post by John (from The Lion of Anacostia), cross-posted here. Frederick Douglass was no born fool, simpleton, sucker, or gump. He came up from slavery, he came up in the the streets of Jacksonian Baltimore. As has been better said by …

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