Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

suicide

guns kill people

Digging through the old newspaper archives, we uncovered a the following headline: "Found Wife Murdered; And Many Lay Dead Beside Her In Husband's Home; Believes...

Washington Post headline - March 18th, 1912

We wanted to dig up a few stories on Buzzard Point since it's recently been in the news as the potential site for our...

White House fence

This is such a bizarre story, not unlike the horse that impaled itself on that same fence. This story was printed in the Baltimore Sun...

Ghost Dog visits the Duke Ellington Bridge

Ghost Dog went on another walk this past weekend to seek out three more stories for the GoDC community. This time, she passed through...

Officers Wallace, Trundle and Johnson (Washington Post)

Here's a crazy story for you from the 1940s. This was published in the Washington Post on June 4th, 1949. A young Air Force private...

Albert Ernest Beitzell (from GoDCer Christina)

I really enjoy getting emails from GoDCers and reading the great personal connections they have to local history. Below is an email I received...

1907 Baist real estate atlas of 14th and Monroe St. NW

I came across a very sad article in the Washington Post the other day. This is from September 2nd, 1906 and given that a...

Chevy Chase Circle (Wikipedia)

We haven't done a "Three Things..." post in a while, so let's go to the far reaches of the District, up to the Maryland...

This title is worthy of a big #WTF. Posts like this are sadly some of the more popular ones. I don't know if GoDCers are attracted...

National Zoo lions

Here is a recent crazy story ... very crazy. This one is from March of 1995, so I'm guessing there are a few of...

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