Chevy Chase

1909 map of Friendship Heights

This is a cool old 1909 map of the area around Friendship Heights and Chevy Chase. Thanks to GoDCer Claire for pointing out that...

1907 map of Chevy Chase area

We found this cool 1907 map of Chevy Chase, showing a much more rural, pre-developed area. It looks like the Shoemaker family owned quite...

3904 Legation St. NW

Here's a beautiful old home in Chevy Chase advertised for sale in the Sunday, November 6th, 1921 edition of The Washington Herald. It was listed...

Heurich Beer in the 1950s

The next time your father or grandfather tells you he never found himself in trouble during his youth, approach that claim with some skepticism,...

Chevy Chase ad in 1922

Above is an advertisement from The Washington Herald from October 21st, 1922 showing Chevy Chase.

Andrew J. Cummings, Jr., on his pony "Sugar," Andrew J. “Cy” Cummings, and Zelpha Cummings, c. 1920-1923. From a print lent by Andrew J. Cummings, Jr. CCHS 2008.12.06.

Andrew J. ‘Cy’ Cummings was a larger- than-life figure in the early 1900’s in Chevy Chase, a football star at Georgetown, a successful farmer,...

Cleveland Park in 1919

GoDCer Charlie requested this the other day via Facebook and we wanted to oblige. It's a map of Connecticut Avenue from 1919 Source: Library of...

3926-3928 Morrison St. NW

Photos like this are great. Look at the old homes on Morrison Street back then and check out the Google Street View today. Also,...

Chevy Chase Club in the 1920s

These are a couple great photos of Chevy Chase Country Club in the 1920s, thanks to the Library of Congress.  

At the White House gates. "M.A. Rainey, October 5, 1922." National Photo Company Collection glass negative.

If you lived in D.C. in the 1980s, seeing a police chase screaming down K St., or any other major thoroughfare, was not a...

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