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Day: March 1, 2013

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Washington Times - March 1st, 1913

March 1st, 1913: Titanic Hero Honored at White House

One hundred years ago today, exactly at 2:15 p.m. (when we published this post), Captain A.H. Rostron was awarded a Congressional Medal in the  East Room of the White House. President Taft (in the final days of his administration) presided over the event, presenting the award to Rostron for “acts of unusual heroism,” saving the […]

Christian Heurich home brew beer

Christian Heurich: Home Brew Beer

Who doesn’t love beer. It’s Friday! This is an advertisement from the Washington Herald on Saturday, February 7th, 1914.

map of Alexandria County in 1879

1879 Map of Alexandria County

The treasure trove of maps held by the Library of Congress gave us this awesome map of Alexandria County (i.e., Arlington County today) from 1879. GoDCer Tim is going to love this.

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