Fort Myer

1917. Arlington, Virginia. "Fort Myer officer training camp mess." Harris & Ewing Collection glass negative.

Great photo. You can't help but smile back when you look at it. The guy in the photo is an army cook at Ft. Myer in 1917. I only wish I had a name and story for this man. This guy's smile deser...

This title is worthy of a bigĀ #WTF. Posts like this are sadly some of the more popular ones. I don't know if GoDCers are attracted to the macabre, but it sure seems that way. So here's another one ...

Fort Myer in Arlington, VA (1917)

Murders Committed, Trains Held Up, and Helpless Women Robbed, But Officers Do Nothing to Check Outlawry, for the "Crimes" Are in Moving Pictures. This was the headline on the front page of the Washi...

150 Rhode Island Ave. NW

I received an email from a reader saying she learned of Ghosts of DC through this post on Big Bear Cafe. She kindly asked if I would look into the history of her Bloomingdale condo building in, as she...

Joan of Arc statue in Meridian Hill Park

Prince of Petworth has a couple of posts on this statue already, but I wanted to add a few then and now photos and do a little more background research on the dedication ceremony. Pres...

Red Rocks Firebrick Pizzeria

I am obsessed with Red Rocks at 11th and Park NW. I have been since day one. In the hopes that I can convince my wife to go there tonight (or at least this weekend), I think it's only fitting that the...

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