Tag Archives: Brookland

Brookland Waits for the Metro

Are you a long-time resident of Brookland? If so, you might remember the time when Metro just arrived. Or, like the article below, was about to arrive. This was printed in the Washington Post on August 6th, 1977. When the Glenmont line …

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Charming Dance Held in Brookland

The Sidewalk Dance - Handpainted Oil Painting by John George Brown (1894)

Articles like this really illustrate how different and quaint life was in 19th century Washington. This is from the Washington Post, published on January 10th, 1894. The young gentlemen of the pretty suburb of Brookland gave the opening event of …

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