Tag Archives: 1900s

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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Bloomingdale Home for $300 Cash and $20 Monthly

1906 Bloomingdale advertisement

Here’s an advertisement for Bloomingdale homes from April 15th, 1906. This was printed in The Washington Times. Here are those Bloomingdale homes today. [googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps?ie=UTF8&layer=c&sll=38.920517,-77.012944&cbp=13,15.04,,0,0.25&cbll=38.920231,-77.012932&q=123+adams+street+nw+dc&hq=&hnear=123+Adams+St+NW,+Washington,+District+of+Columbia+20001&ll=38.920517,-77.012944&spn=0.006052,0.011362&t=m&z=14&iwloc=A&panoid=-agMVXFgyVlk0e38ZPU11g&source=embed&output=svembed]

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