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This isn't the measles scare of today's California. This was an article that we dug up in The Washington Post from May 3rd, 1881. For...
View of four boats in the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal lined up to cross the Potomac Aqueduct Bridge. The boats are owned by the Canal Towage Co. (misspelled "Towace). The postcard's reverse is stamped "Sunday Magazine April 16, 1933."

Here's a great shot of the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal in 1909. Source: Dig DC
View of the M Street NW elevation of the two-story Key Mansion with Key's single-story law office attached to west side of structure. A portion of the commercial building continuing west along the street is also visible.

It's so sad that this house no longer stands. The house stood roughly where Key Bridge enters Georgetown today. The address was 3518 M...

Check out this terrific 1874 map of Georgetown with the old street names. Source: Dig DC

These are amazing. Take your time studying them because there are so many incredible details in them. Click on them for larger versions. Below is...
Georgetown students in 1895

How things stay the same. Check out the faces and expressions of these young men. These guys aren't that different from these guys about 40...
Que Street NW between 27 and 28, "Bellevue" Rittenhouse home, built about 1750, was the home of Joseph Nourse and Washington was a frequent guest here - #544

This is a photo of a beautiful old mansion which still sits in upper Georgetown. Formerly known  The home was called Bellevue and sat...
C&O Canal from Wisconsin Avenue Bridge, Georgetown circa 1920 (Library of Congress)

Here's a story to throw into the crazy bin. We came across this piece in The Washington Post printed on June 24th, 1888. A brutal murder...
View of 1523 31st St. NW

I was taking a nice Sunday walk through Georgetown with Mrs. Ghost when we passed a very unique-looking home at 1523 31st St. NW....

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