Tag Archives: Mt. Pleasant

Why Is It Named Mt. Pleasant?

Mt. Pleasant hospitals during the Civil War

Have you ever found yourself sitting at The Raven in the wee hours of a Saturday evening, wondering why it’s called Mt. Pleasant? Well, we’ll tell you, and then the next time you find yourself debating the origins with your …

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Homes for Sales on Klingle and Park Roads (1922)

Klingle and Park Roads homes for sale

Here’s a great old real estate advertisement, printed in the Washington Times on April 15th, 1922. We posted a similar ad earlier this year. Source: Library of Congress And here are the same homes as they look today. [googlemaps https://maps.google.com/maps?q=klingle+and+park+rd&layer=c&sll=38.933227,-77.045424&cbp=13,293.76,,0,-3.54&cbll=38.933142,-77.045422&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=Klingle+Rd+NW+%26+Park+Rd+NW,+Washington,+District+of+Columbia+20010&ll=38.933227,-77.045424&spn=0.0057,0.010171&t=m&z=14&panoid=y5ANMgBaBYX-6OUeLoR85g&source=embed&output=svembed]

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