Tag Archives: Adams Morgan

Why Is It Named Adams Morgan?

Adams Morgan in 2010 by Carol Highsmith (Source: Library of Congress)

If you go to Adams Morgan on a regular basis, you should probably know at least the basic history of the neighborhood, which is actually the combination of several older Washington neighborhoods: Kalorama Triangle, Lanier Heights, Reed Cooke, and Washington …

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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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June 22nd, 1901: Real Estate Gossip

The Evening Star - June 22nd, 1901

Here’s another chance to read a full page from an old newspaper. We spend hours scanning these for interesting stories and information and our new “In The Paper” series allows you to enjoy getting lost in old newspapers as well. …

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