Abraham Lincoln

This is a guest post by Angela Harrison Eng. I’ve been to D.C.’s Chinatown a number of times. I even remember passing the Wok and...

The assassination of President Lincoln: at Ford's Theatre, Washington, D.C., April 14th, 1865

April 14, 1865 at Ford's Theater began with a showing of Our American Cousin, and ended with an assassinated President Lincoln. The Library of...

The Library of Congress has a large collection of graphic arts created over the course of two centuries. They depict famous locations and subjects....

This week celebrates the 152nd anniversary of the D.C. Emancipation Act, which ended slavery in the District of Columbia and came eight months before...

Lincoln's second inauguration

This photo was taken on March 4th, 1865 on the day Abraham Lincoln was inaugurated for a second time. A little over a month...

We woke up this morning to a great email from a GoDCer. It's a rather interesting story, so we'd like to share it with...

Wow, what else can I say about this one. Thanks to the abundance of random stuff on Reddit, I stumbled across this the other...

We've heard from quite a few of you that Ghosts of DC is a regular morning read. And, given that we come across so...

Walking through the Navy Yard a few weeks ago, I stumbled upon an incongruous plaque embedded on the side of a building. The building...

Abraham Lincoln delivers his second inaugural address

Abraham Lincoln was sworn in for his second term as president and delivered his second inaugural address on March 4, 1865. There are a...

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