Mt. Pleasant: Where Realty Values Are Rapidly Advancing

Mt. Pleasant homes advertisement in the Washington Times - April 19th, 1913
Mt. Pleasant homes advertisement in the Washington Times – April 19th, 1913

Going to open houses today? Check this out.

Here’s a great old advertisement from 1913. These are homes for sale in Mt. Pleasant, near the street car line. I’m not sure that these are still around because there doesn’t appear to be a home at that address any more.

 

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