Glover Park

Moran family grave marker at Holy Rood Cemetery

Whenever I stroll through D.C. cemeteries, given my fascinating with the stories of regular Washingtonians, I'm always curious what the story is behind the names on the headstones. Hundreds and thousa...

Tunlaw Rd. and 39th St.

For those of you who do not know this, you'll chuckle at how simple this is. There once was a great suburban Washington estate called Tunlaw, in what is today Wesley Heights -- the home stood at 45...

Glover Park advertisement

Check out this great old advertisement from The Washington Post, printed on October 9th, 1927. Those were the good old days. Some have Frigidaire!

I was taking a nice evening walk by Stoddert Elementary School in Glover Park this weekend with Mrs. Ghost and Ghost Dog and, of course, I was curious as to the origin of the school's name. Clearly it...

Glover Park homes advertisement in Washington Post - October 14th, 1928

Here's a cool ad for homes in Glover Park in the late 1920s. The sample home was at 3833 Beecher St. NW, but the photo in the advertisement appears to be 3837 Beecher St. (according to Google Street...

Plain Old Pearson's advertisement (1947)

I was walking through Glover Park the other day with my wife and she made a great suggestion to do an "If Walls Could Talk" on the neighborhood favorite Pearson's on Wisconsin. This place has been aro...

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...

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